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swelling in neck below ear

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Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: far from your pelvis, which is drained through pelvic lymph nodes, look for another problem in your neck or head that could be the cause for the stiff ... Read More

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: nd examined by your physician for inflammation, infection or llymph node swelling.
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Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Possible problem.: The mastoid is located behind the ear. If it is your mastoid that is tender, it could be a sign of mastoiditis and should be evaluated right away. Y ... Read More
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Muscle Contractions?: Possibly muscle contractions in the your neck. See your doctor for a checkup.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. If the symptoms persist for more than two weeks, or get worse, see a doctor. ... Read More
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Needs examination: Variety of possibilities including muscle spasm/referred pain from spinal or ligamentous structures to referred pain from ear or throat or other medic ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amir Azarnivar
38 years experience Endocrinology
Lymphadenitis: Could be inflammation of upper neck lymph nodes due to a viral upper respiratory or ear infection. If does not respond to over the counter nsaids suc ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See a dr.: Best to get an evaluation, as you may have a severe muscle sprain or an underlying infection that needs to be evaluated and treated. Best wishes.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Mastoiditis: Mastoid Bone is right behind ear. when it gets inflamed by infection it can cause pain. other aspects are ear it self. and cellulitis-skin infection/i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck swelling: Greetings. See your doctor this evaluation. A work up may include chest X-ray, CT s an and nasal endoscopy.
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Flu season: All of the symptoms described could be attributed to a viral or flu infection, see an md.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
29 years experience Family Medicine
Swimmer's ear: Could be otitis externa or what is commonly called "Swimmer's ear" Which is easily treated. There are OTC treatments for Swimmer's ear, but better t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Infection?: Pain as you describe could arise from an infection to the soft tissue of the ear(cellulitis), referred pain from either an impingement syndrome; or an ... Read More
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