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Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity.It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, i would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read more

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Any doctor know any home remedies for ear pain ?

Any doctor know any home remedies for ear pain ?

OIL: If there are no ear tubes or ear drainage, take 2-3 drops of warm, not hot, mineral or olive oil. Place in the affected ear and cover with a heating pad for several minutes. This usually alleviates the pain . It is not a cure, so see the doctor. ...Read more

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We got a swimming pool last week and now my 9yo is complaining of ear pain when he pushes on his ear. It's saturday so any home remedies? Or call doc?

We got a swimming pool last week and now my 9yo is complaining of ear pain when he pushes on his ear. It's saturday so any home remedies? Or call doc?

Remedy swimmer's ear: Place a few drops of white vinegar in the ear. This will help lower the pH back to normal making the ear canal less hospitable for the bacteria that grow in a wet ear. To keep this from happening place a few drops of rubbing alcohol in each ear after swimming. Alcohol displaces water from the ear canal & then rapidly evaporates at body temperature effectively drying the ear. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for ear pain?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for ear pain?

See a physician: Initial visit would probably be to your primary care provider. If cause of pain is undetermined or does not resolve they may recommend evaluation by ear nose and throat doctore. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with ear pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with ear pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Worsening pain: If your pain is lessening each day, you may not need to see doc..Because sometimes ear infections do go away w/o medications...But if it is getting worse, you should see doc sooner. Eardrum can rupture with severe inner ear infection, which often will heal nicely with treatment etc...External ear infection (swimmer's ear) can be very painful..Often requires treatment. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please please help! ear pain for such a long time! what kind of doctor can I see?

Ear pain doctors: You can see your primary doctor or an ENT (otolaryngology) doctor. Ear pain can come from the ears or from other structures of the neck, jaw, mouth, or throat, so if it's bad or not improving you really should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Mildly sharp ear pain comes and goes from possible wax impaction. Can't see doc til ties anything to suggest for pain controll until then?

Mildly sharp ear pain comes and goes from possible wax impaction. Can't see doc til ties anything to suggest for pain controll until then?

Ear pain: Ear pain can be one of the most difficult and elusive things to diagnose, because everything in your head and neck region can send pain to your ears. That being said, most commonly it is something related to the ear. I would start with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, and if worsens seek treatment from an urgent care or emergency room as you see fit. If it is just wax, then you should be fine until Tuesday. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will mono cause ear pain?

That is possible.: There can be considerable swelling with mononucleosis that can prevent an eustachian tube from properly draining. That could lead to buildup of pressure or fluid in the middle ear. ...Read more