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Blister Behind Ear
Have blisters behind ear and head and also on cheeks - they are not paining and not itchy but sometimes have burning sensation.
Blisters, rashes, lumps, bumps are best DXed with a visual exam.
It is impossible to give an accurate DX without the exam. ...Read more
Purple open wound started as blisters behind ear crease very infected. Now it's going up my head and through mastoid bone. Very painful and oozing?
Cold sore like yellow blisters behind ears - painful & burning - usually get outbreak once a year - can I used cold sore cream to treat?
This needs to be: Checked by your PCP or Dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Hi I've dye my hair and I've started to get blisters behind my ear they really hurt what can I do?
Contact dermatitis: You are most likely intolerant to the dye. The irritation behind the ears is most likely due to the dye not completely washed off and tends to collect behind the ears. You should stay away from that and similar dyes. You may want to try a small amount of any new product on your arm before you use it to color your hair. Also need to wash all the areas that the dye came in contact with ...Read more
Six year old has itchy raised oozing blisters behind both ears and a few on the top of her head appearing for over a week. She has no other symptoms.
I have a VERY painful rash w/ weepy blisters behind my ear. Very bad neck & back pain. Rash spread across forehead @ hairline. Headaches. Nauseous.?
Shingles?: You may want to get seen as you may have shingles which can spread to the area near the eyes. Please get seen ASAP! ...Read more
My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed.?
It is benign and often they will resolve on their own.
Warm soaks to it are ok 3x/d. If it enlarges or becomes
red or noted drainage, see Pedi MD. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
I never noticed it before but my 5 month old son has these red almost blister like bumps behind his ear. He skin around is a little dry. I have a picture of you need it?
Have some very big knot like blister/red rashes behind both ears, on chest, back and a few on legs. They hurt to touch. What could this be?
Large painful lump on scalp behind ear then smaller lumps down neck itchy painful. Diagnosed with shingles but no blisters 5th day. Something else?
Zoster sine zoster: Or shingles without a rash can occur but is not generally linked to a group of enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more
Negative pressure: In order for the ear to work properly air from the outside of the ear drum has to be balanced by air on the inside of the eardrum. In an intact ear drum the only way for air to get into the middle ear space is up the eustachian tube. If the eustachian tube doesn't work well the air inside the middle ear gets used up creating a negative pressure. Eventually this pressure can become so low that fluid is sucked from the lining of the middle ear space. ...Read more
See a doctor: Fluid behind the eardrum is not normal. You may need decongestants, antibiotics and nasal sprays. Sometimes this is a sign of something going on in the nose or sinuses as well. This should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Painful lump: A bone hard painful lump behind the ear could be due to an infection or a tumor. You need to be seen medically right away. ...Read more
Either or see a doc:
It could be either a lymph node and that will explain the tenderness and mass effect
it could be an oil gland cyst what is called sebaceous cyst that could get hard like a solid mass and it could get infected and turn to abscess like structure
either way you need to see your doctor for evaluation and proper treatment at least with antibiotic before the infection spread
good luck ...Read more