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what is behind my right ear that can be painful with an earache

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Beckmann
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lymph node?: The bump that you noticed is likely a lymph node. Enlarged lymph nodes are common in states of inflammation/infection. The pain you get in the ear i ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: You may have an infection of the ear drum or inflammation/infection of the ear canal. A physician or Otolaryngologist would have to examine you in ord ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Lymph node: You may have a small swollen lymph gland...minor infection. If it becomes hard and immobile then, I'd have it checked out. You may just try placing ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
Specializes in
Infection: U could have middle ear infection or wax see your dr
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Medicines such as Tylenol, Motrin, Advil, or Aleve are used to help ear infection, pains, and inflammation. Usually, ear pain that is bad, worrisome, ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Earache: In recurrent ear ache I check for GERD -during the night may reflux into sinuses. Elevate head of bed w/ pillow under head of bed. Try zyrtec in the e ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
I hate peroxide : As a rule i tell my patients to 100% leave their ears alone. Qtips and peroxide should never be used in the ear. Both cause far more problems than the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
14 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Ringing in the ear (tinnitus) is common and there are many causes. Unilateral tinnitus always needs to be evaluated more carefully. Most gp's can help ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Sinusitis: tonsillectomy wouldn't help, except removal of infected tonsillitis, and that again won't help not getting sore throat, visit your doctor, who might r ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: May be infection spreading from abscesses tooth to lymph glands. This can be quite dangerous. See your Dentist immediately. The infection will not g ... Read More

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