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Area Behind Ear
Flaky ears: Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication - and while putting it on dry areas of skin could likely help it (b/c it's in a cream form), a more appropriate cream would be a moisturizer or barrier ointment. I like aquaphor or eucerin cream. If your doctor has diagnosed a fungal infection, then ketoconazole is appropriate. I hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a lump that seems like bone that is protruding out and its red and when touched it hurts. Its at the head area behind the ear.
Wait: it is normal mastoid bone. stop rubbing it, u may feel ok ...Read more
I have a group of very painful bumps near my hairline by my ear and its making the area behind my ear in my ear and down my neck hurt bad what is it?
The area behind my ears, on the bones feels tender to touch and slightly swollen at a few places since yesterday. What could it be?
I have a lump on vein on back of head and the area behind my ear is tender to touch. What can that be & should I be concerned?
I have acute otitis media as well as eustachian tube dysfunction and have noticed a painful swollen area behind my ear...Is this normal? What can help
Possible lymph node: If it a small pea to marble sized lump, it is likely a lymph node that has become swollen in response to the infection. Motrin should help and it should resolve as the infection resolves. If the whole area is swollen, you should see your doctor as this may represent a very rare, but possibly dangerous complication of an ear infection - mastoiditis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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