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Bruise On Ear Lobe Symptoms
Soft mobile lump side of right ear near lobe had it for a month now its not red or tender and no other symptoms what can it be and should it go away?
Cyst: This bump is probably an uninflamed cyst.... However, you should have it verified by a dermatologist. You may or may not want to have it surgically removed. You want to be sure that is all it is. Depending on the size and if it's growing you may decide to remove it. ...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
What is the severity if I had slight bleeding on the right hemisphere on the frontal lobe and have a quarter size bruise. No symptoms of head trauma.
Bruise: Now that the bruise is already there, there's nothing to do other than let it heal on its 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
I am spitting up blood from the right side of my throat, ears ringing and now my ear lobe is bruised.?
Blood spit, ringing: Did you hit your ear? Have you been seen by a doctor? These symptoms may not all go to a single cause. It would be beneficial to get more of a history and examine you fully. ...Read more
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
My 6 yrs daughter has swallowed ear lobe after 1 week of ear-piercing which is tender to touch. What to do. please help?
Worrisome: Sometimes frequent cleaning of the site with peroxide followed by effective drying can reduce the localized infection. You may need to remove the post for this to settle down, but the healing process will seal the hole and you start over later. It's important to keep on top of this since the germs can actually get into ear cartilage and deform the ear. If it doesn't improve quickly, have her seen. ...Read more
My 18 months old daughter has painful tender red swelling behind her rt ear lobe. Kindly tell me causes n treatment?
Likely infected: This could be a simple skin infection or an inflamed lymph node. In either case, an evaluation may be needed. In the short term you can apply moist heat to the area in the form of a heated compress several times a day.If it is a minor issue the body may heal itself. If it worsens it will need to be seen. ...Read more
Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?
Sebaceous cyst: This is the most common lesion at that location. It may require surgical excision if it gets infected or enlarges. ...Read more
Got my ears pierced aboit 2 weeks ago. Now they're really tender and painful and I've discovered a swollen gland right below ear lobe. Is it infection?
Otitis externa: Very likely it is. Please see a doctor right away. You need antibiotics ASAP.if the infection spreads, you will be in terrible pain.not to scare you, seek medical help. ...Read more
I have a hard, tender lump beneath my ear lobe. It is about 3/4 inch long, but flesh colored. I thought it was an ingrown hair or blind pimple)?
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I feel tender pain just below my left ear lobe. Could it be for swollen lymph node. However, there are no signs or rashes in that particular area.
0800 neck tender to touch or turn under lobes to base of neck only, has gotten worse all day, no cough or sore throat. Ears started hurting 1600.
External otitis : See an ENT on monday to get the ear checked. If it hurts to pull on the ear you will need to get the ear cleaned out and ear drops. If the canal of the ear is inflamed too much, you will need some temporary packing. You will also need good pain medication as this is very painful. Good luck. See the ear nose and throat doc asap. ...Read more
Urinating dark brown for about 3 weeks now and now I have a very hard tender pea Size lump knot behind my right ear lobe 2 cm in towaRds my spine?
I have a painful (when touched) bump where my ear lobe connect to my face. Is it a cyst? No other symptoms. Should I use a hot compress? Thanks :)
Could be a local infection, especially if sensitive to touch.
Warm compress can help it come to a head. Keep area clean and it should diminish with time. If not, see your MD! ...Read more
2 hard and small cysts found on the back of my ear lobe. Same size since found. Does not hurt until I rub them very hard. No other symptoms. Need help?
Cysts: Most cysts are benign. Have your doctor follow them for size and consistency, but if they remain unchanged don't be concerned. If they grow or persist, your doctor may do a biopsy, just to be sure that it is benign. ...Read more
I have a firm mobile mass just behind the ear lobe since 1.5 years with no systemic symptoms, size fluctuates n sometimes overlyin skin is warm n red
? sebaceous cyst?: You should have your PCP or a dermatologist look at this.... it may be a lymph node, or it may be a gland in the skin that gets inflamed and infected on and off (a sebaceous cyst). Your parotid gland is IN FRONT of your ear, so I doubt it is a problem with that. But having a doctor examine it is your best course of action. They will probably want to biopsy it or excise it. ...Read more
Symptoms include a large dark red boil in the ear, and there is a burning sensation at the back of the ear lobe when pressed. Diagnosis?
Infected cyst: You have what sounds like an infected cyst. This could be related to a piercing if you have had that. At any rate you should have this scene and treated soon. ...Read more
Will visit derm soon but scaly small bump on ear lobe for years. I remove it, it comes back. Same size, no other symptoms. Could this be skin cancer?
Bump on ear: Your dermatologist will. E able to examine you and if the lesion appears cancerous, it can be sent for biopsy ...Read more
Swollen painless inguinal lymph nodes and 2 under each ear lobe-stationary for 2 months. Cbc-normal. No symptoms. Chewing tobacco for a week. Cancer?
Swollen Lumph Nodes : Although oral cancer is assocaited with chewing tobacco, one week of use will not result in cancer. The wide separation between the nodes in the neck and the nodes in the groin suggest something else may be pgoing on, ranging from a simple post-viral adenoparhy to something more sinister. If they nodes don't clear on their own, I suggest she consult her doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
What could these symptoms mean? I am a 21yo F with frequent sinus/ear infections, pallor, weakness, fatigue, and extremely large and easy bruising.
You are sick: You need a good physician to sit down with and have him/her get a thorough history and physical examination, then a complete directed laboratory exam which will hopefully lead to a good plan for care. The large and easy bruising that you report may be transient or may be worrisome. See someone soon! ...Read more
What's the best way to tell a doc I've had symptoms of Lyme, hernia,Celiac, heart,tongue, ear,neck, finger,fog, torso,tick bumps/bruising, problems?
Write it down: You can prepare for a visit by writing down any symptom or set of symptoms/findings in an organized way. Include when they started, any things that you think alter the intensity, anything you have done that helped. Make up a comprehensive list, review it to make sure you have it all. Have a trusted friend readmit to see if it is clear and concise. Hand it to the nurse or tech before the visit. ...Read more
Hard fixed knot behind right ear. Tender to touch and flesh colored, also have been battling cold/allergy symptoms.
Softish lump behind my right ear, slightly moveable, have had for ears and is sometimes tender but mostly painless. No other symptoms.?
Cyst or lymph node: A soft lump behind the ear may be one of many things. A lymph node may remain enlarged after an infection. Any recurrent infections could make it tender. A cyst would be firmer, but attached to the skin. They can get tender when inflamed. Sounds like it should be evaluated by your surgeon. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node on neck just below ear, ~1cm, not tender, feels quite firm, no other symptoms, had it for about 2 weeks now- cause for concern?
Need check up: If no abvious infections that causing this, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Pea sized lump behind right ear sometimes tender no other symptoms what could it be, could it be cancer, had this lump for a few days?
A slightly swollen, tender lymph node below left ear with no other symptoms of cold/infection, etc. Any OTC med I can take or do I need a doctor?
Old childhood head trauma. Possible cause for temporal lobe epilepsy? ADHD? Could Neurontin (gabapentin) help with ADHD symptoms, temporal lobe trauma?
Minor sore throat tender ear no fever small spots on tonsil, feel ok doc did quick strep said showed slight pos can I have strep with no major symptom?
Yes you can: And you don't need to have the full spectrum of symptoms ...Read more