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sudden painful swelling under my ear
A 29-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Cardiology
Time: Give it time - it takes time for an antibiotic to work. Meanwhile you can get some relief from the pain by taking advil, aleve, aspirin, or tylenol ( ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
50 years experience Endocrinology
Mumps?: You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible!
The doctor may recommend you also see an ear specialist.
Please let me know how things go.
A 63-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be a sign: Of inflammation or infection of your parotid gland-? Parotitis which is usually from a viral infection or could be an abscess of your mouth/ oral muco ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Often this is: From scalp irritation/sores on the same side of head.
A 43-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: In your ear or external ear? If from trauma or ear lobe cyst or infection, icing would help, but treating the source of the problem is the best and qu ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Otitis externa: You may have an infection of the outer ear canal. A prescription for optic topical antibiotic drops may be indicated.
A 28-year-old female asked:
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Eustachian tube: You may have, because of the changes in pressure, ruptured your eardrum, bled into it, or most likely had closure or dysfunction of the tube leading f ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Try ice: It may be the start of an infection and you may need a course of antibiotics. If it hurts, is hot, pus is draining seek the guidance of a physician.
A 59-year-old female asked:
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Rule out infection: Steroids such as synalar (fluocinolone) are commonly used for psoriasis however if it is inflammed and painful it could be infected in which case ster ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Dermatology
Jellyfish stings: Jellyfish inject small darts into the skin which have a toxin within the tip. This poison is released in many many different spots. Often we see jel ... Read More
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