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I have discomfort on the side my face, and my cheek bone feels bruised. My ear also feels sensitive to the touch ?

I have discomfort on the side my face, and my cheek bone feels bruised. My ear also feels sensitive to the touch ?

Sinus infection?: I'd need to know more and examine you, but you might have a sinus infection. Get in to your doctor as soon as you can get an appointment. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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I was punched in the side of the head.Had aweful headache for 8 hrs &now massive bruise and swreling on ear& bruise behind ear. Nauseous. Head sore 2?

I was punched in the side of the head.Had aweful headache for 8 hrs &now massive bruise and swreling on ear& bruise behind ear. Nauseous. Head sore 2?

ER trip maybe.: This blow has affected your spelling. If it is affecting vision, balance, sensation, strength or speech; or if pain is increasing you need an exam and possibly a brain scan. External bruising is not a reflection of internal (brain) injury. Neurologic symptoms are. ...Read more

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I have sore, like a bruise, eyes, ear ache, swollen neck glands, headache and upper chest pain, what could it be? No cough or sore throat as yet. Ta.

I have sore, like a bruise, eyes, ear ache, swollen neck glands, headache and upper chest pain, what could it be? No cough or sore throat as yet. Ta.

Viral syndrome: Non-specific symptoms of generalized aching, headache, irritability, enlarged lymph glands may be for may be from a viral infection. Fever and other symptoms may develop later or not at all. Hydration, rest and otcs such as aspirin, non-steroidals, (nsaids) and Acetaminophen taken in doses not exceeding the stated daily maximums, usually help alleviate the symptoms. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has a bruise on her ear lobe, what to do?

My 2 year old has a bruise on her ear lobe, what to do?

Bruise: Now that the bruise is already there, there's nothing to do other than let it heal on it's own. More importantly would be to find out how he got the bruise as a way of learning how to prevent future, perhaps even more serious, injuries. ...Read more

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My 5 year old slipped while exiting a waterslide and hit the side of her head. A few days later I noticed a red bruise behind her ear. Please advise?

My 5 year old slipped while exiting a waterslide and hit the side of her head. A few days later I noticed a red bruise behind her ear. Please advise?

Nothing to worry abt: If this happened 2-3 days ago and your child has been behaving normally and not complaining about significant pain, then this is unlikely anything to worry about (at this point). Seek medical attention if their behavior changes, the begin vomiting or you have any other concerns. ...Read more

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I use earbuds to sleep plastic ones, I have a sore ear, not really inside but on the outside is this a ear infection or bruised ear from rolling on it?

I use earbuds to sleep plastic ones, I have a sore ear, not really inside but on the outside is this a ear infection or bruised ear from rolling on it?

Ear pain: Try not to use plastic ear pugs to sleep, you can get pain and damage your ear canal if you lean on them for a long time. If you have to use ear plugs to sleep use soft foam ear plugs. ...Read more

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Have IIH, taking 50mg Topamax (topiramate) daily since Wed. sympt. worse. Head feels bruised on back. Ears/eyes hurt. Sound/Light sensitivity.Advice?

Have IIH, taking 50mg Topamax (topiramate) daily since Wed. sympt. worse. Head feels bruised on back. Ears/eyes hurt. Sound/Light sensitivity.Advice?

Side effects Topamax (topiramate): Topamax (topiramate) can cause rare eye complications such as acute angle closure, which is rare but it is worth seeing an eyeMD as soon as possible, especially if vision blurry or decreased in any way. MOre info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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Periods of vertigo and one of my ears feeling full and tinnitus; earache in my right ear (feels like a bruise inside my ear); no hearing loss.

Periods of vertigo and one of my ears feeling full and tinnitus; earache in my right ear (feels like a bruise inside my ear); no hearing loss.

Be examined: With those symptoms you should see an ear nose and throat surgeon to sort out the cause. This is not normal. All the best. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more