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Swollen behind ear

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
38 years experience Family Medicine
It may not be: The Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) takes a few days to work but you may have an infection of the ear canal which is otitis externa. With the ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
11 years experience Dentistry
Sinus pain: Yes...it can be referred pain. Is the pain worse if you move your head quickly from side to side, jump up and down, or rotate your head? If so then it ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Anxity can only harm: Human body is pretty strong and is rarely affected by frequent infections....yet you can get paranoid about it and become anxious in which case you wi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The glands will always be there but will usually peak in size within a week of the infection and slowly decrease in size over a 3-4 wks. If another pr ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Not likely for you: Your age argues against this being a cancer. It is suspicious for some kind of infection or inflammatory problem. Consider seeing a surgeon or derma ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful lump: This could be an infected cyst or an abcess(boil). It should be examined by a physician. I suggest going to the hospital emergency room. It may have ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Ear: Don't wait. May be an infected lymph node or cyst. Get it checked out today.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
See ear specialist: You did not mention how your ear started to hurt. Do you have swimmer's ear, or cold symptoms and ear pain from the inside? Soldering optic is to reli ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Earache : It sound like you might have an ear infection or TMJ or both with enlarged lymph node behind the ear or even masoiditis, you need to see your 1ry care ... Read More

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