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Head sore to touch above ear

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Sinus pain: There is a sinus in your forehead and there can be feelings of pressure and soreness when the sinuses are inflamed.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Sinus symptoms: Sinus pressure may be a cause of discomfort over the eye, but not usually in the temple region. More common causes of that would be muscle contraction... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Tumor: A brain tumor is protected by the skull and wouldn't be tender to the touch. Your symptom is highly suggestive of a pinched occipital nerve which exit... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Herpes zoster?: Assuming no trauma, this could be an early stage of herpes zoster (shingles) and you should look carefully for red bumps, blisters, etc. However, shin... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: Something is not right. Need a lot more information to begin to diagnose the problem. I do not know how old you are? If it lasts more than 72 hours s... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No: The muscles of the face, "scalp" are under this area. You are likely feeling it when you move the eyebrows which is elevating the epcranius and the te... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Yes, you appear to be improving, so, nothing to fret about.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Posterior occipital: lymph node or a cyst/abscrss: you must be checked, examined and treated with approriate medication, based on the findings. Make an appintment to be s... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Berman
Dermatology 41 years experience
epidermal cyst: This is a hair follicle tumor that is filling with keratin proteins and distending the follicle to form a sack. The lesion may feel like a hard pea th... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get checked: Sounds like the ear was sore to begin with and then manipulating it did not help. I would have the ear seen.
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
See below: Could be an inflamed lymph node or a skin infection. Hard to determine without examination and getting more information.
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