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I Have Lumps Bet Left Ear And Jaw What Can This Bealso Dry Cough
I have a headache, earache, sore/ swollen throat, slight sinus pressure, and cough. What could this be and what can I do to get better faster?
Allergies?: Could be allergies. Consider taking otc antihistamine (certirizine, fexofenadine, or loratadine), nasal saline rinses. If no fever or purulent nasal drainage, probably not infected. If you do develop fever or bloody/purulent nasal drainage, seek care from a health care professional to rule out the need to treat an infection. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?
Possible allergy: If you wear earrings and have this rash you may be allergic to the nickel in the earrings. See a dermatologist or your general doctor who can prescribe a cortisone cream and stop wearing the earrings till the rash has gone away. You may want to go have patch testing done at a dermatologist office to see if you are allergic to nickel. There are earrings made of titanium is rare to be allergic to. ...Read more
A painful lump node under my left jaw for about a week and a half could it be dew to my allergies I have very dry eyes noes and mild ear pain?
Not allergy: Possibly an infection. See doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have dry eyes, nose and throat. My throat hurts and swallowing is painful. Any advice on how to remedy it or why it could be hurting?
Allergies: Could likely be allergies, given this time of year. You can try a nasal saline at least 2-3 times a day to moisturize your nasal passages. If congestion, a nasal steroid like Flonase is very useful and could help with post-nasal drip symptoms. Antihistamines also could help, like Claritin or Allegra. If you have fevers, need to consider infection, warranting antibiotics. Hope this was helpful. ...Read more
I have Crohn's diesease, I have a sore throat hard to swallow, and a tightening feeling in my chest , and can't breathe thru nose, what could this be?
Maybe a viral : Infection (or possibly bacterial). For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle waloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
I have had deep neck pain and clearing my throat dry mouth headaches and blurred vision is there a reson to be concerned .
I have a sore dry throat and a cough aswell as a headache ears popping and a stuffy head what could be wrong and what can I do to help it?
Viral: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection(head cold) that should run its course in several days to a week. At this stage, decongestant pills(if you're not pregnant) and nasal spray as well as tylenol (acetaminophen) are helpful in relieving symptoms. See your physician if there is worsening cough, wheezing, new fever, chills and sweats. ...Read more
I have an awful jaw pain it hurts to chew or open my mouth. I also have shortness of breath and a runny nose what could it be?
I have pain on left side of my ear down to my throat with a hacking cough. What can this possibly be?
Hello I have ear noise especially left ear and throat pain and also blocked nose can you help me please what can I do?
Swollen left gland and sore heads that come and go over 6 months sometimes have a sore throat and ear. What could this be?
Tonsils or Ears: It sounds like you could be having a bit of chronic or recurring tonsillitis. You could also have chronic serous otitis which is fluid/infection built up behind your eardrum. Either way you need a doctor shining a light in your throat and ears with a thorough history taken of your symptoms...Along with a lengthy questioning about possible environmental allergy exposure. ...Read more
Viral: Take OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. Drink lot if tea.use a humidifier at night.drink lot of water which is not cold. Avoid all fruits,juice soda and junk food. If overweight lose it . If you have acid reflux eat light meals and eat dinner early. There is a nasty virus all over US , not sure where u live . If not better in few days,see a doc ...Read more
Noticed lump bet. ear and jaw on the left side. Before that, I have cough and sometimes running nose. Also, feels like I have a phlegm but won't come ?
I have severe left jaw pain that spreads to surrounding area including throat and ear. I really don't know what to do with it.
I have ear pain both sides, hard to swallow, new lump on inside of both cheeks and chest tightnrss. How would you proceed?
See your doctor soon: If swallowing is difficult and your chest is tight, this is not something to wait around for- call your primary doctor or go to an urgent care or emergency room. It could be an infection or allergic reaction or a tumor or any number of things- you need to get checked out to know for sure. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When I yell my right tonsil,ear and jaw hurts,saw ENT he ordered a sinus X-ray results not in yet, what could be happening? Pain is like sharp tension
TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, ear fullness, neck pain, headache and jaw pain are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management of the TMJ. ...Read more
Antibiotics for facial infection (L) worked,but now my left lymph node by lower jaw is very painful and I have a tension headache. Bad? What can I do
Start by.....: Start by discussing this with the dentist treating you. You need to make sure the infection is truly gone, the cause treated, and there are no other dental problems that may be causing this. It may just take time for the lymph node to become non-tender. Reduces stress, relax, take some OTC headache medication. ...Read more
I have dry and hard skin in my right ear canal.When I burp, can hear a wooshing sound and feels some blockage in that ear.Please advice me.
Dr. can check ear: Not sure if skin changes in the outer part of the ear canal would be related to "wooshing" sounds. Whooshing sounds are usually due to pressure changes in the middle ear, inside the head, not at the outer ear. Allergies, colds, and other reasons for one's Eustachian tubes to not work well, can lead to whooshing sounds. The skin changes should be looked at during an exam at the doctor's office. ...Read more
Can you have a chest infection without coughing a lot? I have pain left and right sides and have congestion in ears nose head
Need more info: Is your breathing compromised in any fashion, are you short of breath, having the pain when you inhale deeply, do you have fever, have you been coughing, and so on? The best thing to do is to go to your family doctor and get examined and if they deem it necessary get imaging studies performed. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I have dystonia recently my jaw has locked.Im having pain in jaw and ear canal. Whole side of face is numb.Is this common. What can I do to unlock it?
Physical therapy: Possibly is TMJ disorder. Acupuncture, biofeedback , and evaluation by a TMJ expert might be in order. Another concern would be bell's palsy. Might you be describing a facial paralysis as a "lock"? The "numbness" to touch indicates nerve contusion and/or impingement, as is seen with bell's palsy. Bell's palsy should be evaluated sooner than later. You are advised to consult a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat, dry cough, nasal drip and left ear sensitive. Do I need to see a doctor os can I self medicate?
Viral : At this time your symptoms are consistent with an early viral upper respiratory tract infection and I feel you can take Tylenol, robitussin type cough syrup,rest, take in adequate fluids and if you have nasal congestion this can cause mild ear discomfort. Nasal decongestant spray would help. If symptoms worsen rather than gradually improve or an actual ear ache ensues, see MD ...Read more
Blocked left ear for 12 months very painful, sneezing runny nose and dry cough loss of voice ,sore throat , throat closes over at times no fever ?
Started with a racing heart feeling & slight panic w/fatigue. Now have discomfort in left arm like I slept on it & feeling of blood rushing to head & ears feel muffled at times. Got a dry cough. BP 105/70 resting HR 83 & 113/65 standing w/HR 99bpm?
Racing heart/panic: With the limited information available, a lot could be done to figure out the root cause of your problem. Thyroid comes to mind. May want to get checked out for prolapse of the mitral valve as well. A thorough history and physical and, in the correct context, some basic blood work and imaging studies should be revealing. Good luck! ...Read more
Felt bump under my ear and under my jaw.had ultrasound- bump was a lymph node.Tickle in throat sore-not when swallow, dry cough over 3 weeks, Cancer?
Not the forum.: Use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns. Prior to that, obtain the ultrasound report as well as the pictures, which you can upload during the HealthTap Prime encounter. In this forum, we're limited to 400 characters so it's very hard to advise you correctly or even give a diagnosis. In general, cancer causes symptoms like weight loss, fatigue, &c, & runs in families. Need thorough discussion. ...Read more
I have developed a dry cough after a cold and a headache hurts on the top of my head on the left side near the back. Going on for a week?
Sinusitis: You may have developed a sinus infection from the cold, see your doctor. ...Read more
Is it possible to have bronchitis without wheezing and dry cough. Started out wed night, nausea, tight throat. Then sore throat and dizziness. Threw up left work went home, chills that night, next morning, whole body aches, epecially head , chest, hard
Yes, : Yes, you can have bronchitis without wheezing. Bronchitis means that the "bronchioles", the smaller tubes in your lungs, are inflammed. That occurs with viral or bacterial conditions. If your symptoms are worsening, or if you have fever, worsening cough, or any shortness of breath, you will have to be seen again immediately for a re-evaluation. ...Read more
2 clogged ears sometimes unclog when I tilt my head I have seasonal allergies and a dry cough when I talk/breathe. Stuffy nose at night?
2 months rt side headache. Dry cough, excess mucus in nose.Lump in throat feeling that can't clear. Ear pain and crackling when swallow. What is it ?
If you have a soar, scratchy, dry throat with a dry cough and a head and stomach ache what could you have?
Hi ive had a dry cough for atleast 8months it really bugs me I even got like a hmm hmm cough which wont go away I also a really bad head ?
Dry cough: Are you taking any medication for blood pressure? It could be due to a medication like Ace inhibitors or you Might be suffering from allergy. Do you have any other symptoms? It is a chronic cough that definitely needs a work up at Least a chest X-ray . You should visit your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more
From last week I have fever and dry cough now fever is fine but i still have have too much dry cough it's hurting head too when i m doing cough?
Cough: Cough is the most lingering symptom of any cold. It will get better even if you don't do anything (like i do), but it may take a while. Turning it into wet cough would feel better. For that, use a humidifier. Cough drops, dark honey and pelargonium (herbal) have been shown to be effective. Of meds, i like thessalon perles and dextrametorphan. ...Read more
My mother was suffering from dry cough few day back.........the cough is treated but now she gets attack of cough with breathlesness when bow her head?
Impingement?: A cough and shortness of breath when one flexes their neck suggests that there is irritation of the larynx and possibly impingement of it. You need to see your PCP for evaluation with imaging of the upper respiratory tree and the neck. There could be a mass or swelling in the neck that could cause this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a dry cough and head pain\discomfort as if a band is around my head for about 5 weeks not severe but mild , struggle too sleep and worried ?
Few possibilities : dry cough could be silent acid reflux coming from stomach. acid can place pressure on the sinuses and other areas in the mouth-nose area. Dry cough also caused by medication called ACE inhibitors-lisinopril/quinapril/-if ur Blood oressure is too high or too low it can cause headaches. And finally post nasal drip from congested sinuses can also cause some the symptoms ur having. see Doc for work up ...Read more
Suffering from frequent stiff neck. Plus headache and dry cough (both occurred just now). My head hurts when I cough too. Help?
Dob3/31/14 nasal cong. Dry cough sneezing Fussy rectal temp 99.7 have head elevated took into steamy shower min mucas with separator. Breastfeeding.
Ok so far...: How long has she been sick? She has surpassed her 6 week mark. If her temperature rises above 100.4 call the doctor right away. If she has been sick like this for more than 4 days call. Keep breastfeeding and doing what you are doing. A humidifier may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been sick since sunday with dry cough aches pairs dizziness lack of appetite head and back pain. on and off with a fever over 101 and finally a?
Intermittant dry cough over six weeks now. when i have an attack it takes ages to settle down and often leaves my head pounding ?
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