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top of head and right side of neck are tender to touch and i have a slight earache

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Reactive node: This sounds like a lymph node that is reacting to a viral syndrome that is evolving. This is not uncommon. Use symptomatic treatments and finish your ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Enlarged lymph nodes: You most likely have a throat infection with referred pain to the ear & swollen glands or infection in both throat & ears, in either case y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection : This is most likely inflammation of a lymph node as a result of an infection nearby, such as in the teeth sinuses or tonsils. It is not typical for ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treatment : Treatment would depend on what the diagnosis is. Not all pain in the ear is caused by an ear problem. Sometimes the pain is referred to the ear along ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
URI: Sounds like you got it pretty bad as far as symptoms go! Most likely this is a viral upper respiratory infection but it could be complicated by a bac ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience Internal Medicine
? tonsillitis: Consider tonsillitis or pharyngitis. Recommend you have it checked by your primary physican and you may need antibiotics.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Shingles?: Sounds as if this may be shingles. A quick look at the nature of the rash and its distribution should allow most doctors to recognize this. Have your ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Tension-type: Headache can develop from episodic Headache. The clinical presentation of attacks. The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have ten ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
See a doctor: Could be viral respiratory infection or sinusitis.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Reactive node: It sound's like you have a reactive lymph node. This is a lymph node that is doing it's job by enlarging to help get rid of the infections you've bee ... Read More
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