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Doctor insights on: Causes Of White Spots On Ear Lobe

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I have never had a head injury. What can white spots on my frontal lobe indicate on a mri? I was diagnosed with epilepsy but think this is wrong

I have never had a head injury. What can white spots on my frontal lobe indicate on a mri? I was diagnosed with epilepsy but think this is wrong

White spots, eh?: Presumably you didn't just wander into an MRI facility and made an impulse purchase. A doctor ordered the MRI, & for a reason. The MRI isn't the patient, you are. The MD who ordered the MRI is ethically obligated to interpret the scan results & correlate them with YOU the whole patient; or, if (s)he can't, to find someone who can. Ask to see the actual images & review them with your doctor. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Only @ nighttime. My back teeth, mostly bottom. Also, jaw & ears hurt very bad. Can't lay down. Causes tremendous pain. Orajel causes white spots?

Only @ nighttime. My back teeth, mostly bottom. Also, jaw & ears hurt very bad. Can't lay down. Causes tremendous pain. Orajel causes white spots?

Cause: Before applying treatment the cause of your pain has to be determined. It may be bruxism, infection, parafunctional habits, joint dyscrasia, etc. Please see your Dentist. Referral to an Oro-facial Pain Expert may be in order. Oracle is for superficial gum lesions, so probably not the treatment of choice for your problem. ...Read more

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Can white spots on MRI be caused by past trauma, such as falling and hitting head as a child? (Spinal tap normal)

Can white spots on MRI be caused by past trauma, such as falling and hitting head as a child? (Spinal tap normal)

Motion artifact ?: Any imaging test, especially an MRI, can have spots in them that are not a real abnormality, called motion artifact. Your radiologist should be able to tell if the spots are something real or not, because the dots can represent fluid collections as well. If some question exists about whether this is a real finding, you will need to repeat the study, sorry. Trauma can cause fluid collections... ...Read more

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My 3 year old son has little red spots kind of blochy on his ear lobe what could it be?

My 3 year old son has little red spots kind of blochy on his ear lobe what could it be?

Hard to tell: There are many skin changes that he could have, though a few common ones are seborrheic dermatitis and eczema, both of which are easily treated skin problems. Your best bet, though, is to have your child's doctor take a look to know for sure what treatment will work. ...Read more

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What are white spots on the frontal lobes of brain mean?

What are white spots on the frontal lobes of brain mean?

White: White spots.... Very variable in their cause. Usually seen in people with migraines or 'small vessel disease' related to bp, diabetes, high cholesterol, genetics, smoking, etc. Really depends on their appearance. Usually radiologist will comment on their opinion. ...Read more

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My husband had a small spot frozen off from his ear lobe. Now there is a white thing sticking out of his ear. He just noticed it. What now?

My husband had a small spot frozen off from his ear lobe. Now there is a white thing sticking out of his ear. He just noticed it. What now?

Consult doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My mom has a very small dark brownish round spot, inside very top of ear lobe. How can I tell if it's cancerous or non-cancerous? Doesn't hurt her.

Look for any changes: Moles are often benign. But if they start changing in color or size, then they need to be removed(biopsy done) by your doctor. So you can watch for a few months unless you have noticed any recent changes in this mole on her year. How large is the size and is the color uniform and border round(look and learn about the abcd of melanoma). ...Read more

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I m having white spots near my ears and small spots elsewhere too... Doctors have siad that it is vitiligo how should I cure it? What is the reason?

I m having white spots near my ears and small spots elsewhere too... Doctors have siad that it is vitiligo how should I cure it? What is the reason?

Vitiligo: Unfortunately there is no cure for vitiligo, but there are different treatments available. Please see your dermatologist. Vitiligo is thought to be an immune system attack on pigment producing cells of the skin. Why that happens is not exactly clear yet. ...Read more

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I have got this bump thing on the bottom of my ear lobe I can feel it nesr the piercing spot seems like a pimple but won't pop if I try to pop it?

I have got this bump thing on the bottom of my ear lobe I can feel it nesr the piercing spot seems like a pimple but won't pop if I try to pop it?

Scar tissue: Most likely if not red or tender (try not to squeeze!) If it gets larger or red it may need to be seen by a doctor, meanwhile wash gently, pat dry and keep hair clean. A pimple will clear in a few days. ...Read more

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My right tonsil is swollen no white spots but it looks like a bigger tonsil behind it dark colour neck glands/ear painful can't swallow without pain?

Seek medical care: This may be an infection such as a peritonsilar abscess. This is an infection typically of a unilateral tonsil which presents with one sided throat pain radiating to the ear and there may be swollen glands on the side of the infection. Other possibilities could be neoplastic (cancer). ...Read more

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Hello, i have one swollen tonsil on the right side, no pain, no white spots, no difficulty swallowing just a bit discomfort in my right ear.cough & co?

Hello, i have one swollen tonsil on the right side, no pain, no white spots, no difficulty swallowing just a bit discomfort in my right ear.cough & co?

U Described symptoms: You have described your symptoms. Do you have a question? If you are looking for a diagnosis, then you should use HealthTap Prime or talk to your primary physicians, as there are many conditions which cause swollen tonsils & plugged ears. Strep throat, scarlet fever, tonsillitis, lymphoma, & viral infections are some causes. More info & space for communication is needed for good diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my swollen tonsils My ears hurt i have a bad cough and i have lost my voice My tonsils aren't swollen anymore but cough is worse?

I have white spots on my swollen tonsils My ears hurt i have a bad cough and i have lost my voice My tonsils aren't swollen anymore but cough is worse?

Mycoplasma infection: With history of tonsillar swelling, loss of voice and now a worsening cough, it would be wise to visit your doctor. While this could be a viral infection, your symptoms are bothersome for a possible Mycoplasma infection. Additionally, it would not be improbable for this to be strep throat complicated by bronchitis--also something not to be taken lightly. Call your doctor for an appointment today. ...Read more

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Daughter has sore throat with white spots and ear temp of 100.2 she is 18?

Daughter has sore throat with white spots and ear temp of 100.2 she is 18?

Sore throat: Your daughters symptoms could be due to a virus or bacteria. The viral form will ultimately resolve on its own. All that is necessary is fluids and rest. The bacterial form, however, will require antibiotic treatment. This form is commonly known as strep throat. The only way to differentiate between the two is by being tested by your doctor. I recommend a visit to your doctor so that this may be. ...Read more

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Hi I have a fever of 101 my glands have white spots on them and I have a bad ear infection according yo my school doctor. What should I be taking? Tks

Hi I have a fever of 101 my glands have white spots on them and I have a bad ear infection according yo my school doctor. What should I be taking? Tks

Didn't they treat?: If you have seen a doctor and these things were described, it seems likely that further testing and suggestions for treatment would have been offered. If not, see your family doctor. This could be strep throat, infectious mononucleosis, or half a dozen other illnesses. ...Read more

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Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Please go to your: Doc. You need a diagnosis and treatment. White spots on the throat are one thing and numb fingers another. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a sore throat and it seems to only be on one side, thebehind my right ear. No white spots on my throat, any idea what this is?

What should I do if I have a sore throat and it seems to only be on one side, thebehind my right ear. No white spots on my throat, any idea what this is?

One-sided sorethroat: You may have infection or abscess in one of your tonsils. When it gets worse without treatment, you may notice painful swallowing and fever. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment, if salt solution gargling fails to give you any relief. ...Read more

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Blister like bumpson back of throat. No white spots but throat sore/painful when swallowing also ears and hurts. Any ideas on what this is?

Blister like bumpson back of throat. No white spots but throat sore/painful when swallowing also ears and hurts.  Any ideas on what this is?

Viral infection: Reddened area on the throat could very we be a virus. Are they grouped blisters with a red base. This could be the oral herpies virus which is usually self limited try using chloroseptic on the lesions until the pain subsidesl. Good luck! ...Read more

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Tested positive for strep a white spots on tonsils. (negative for glandular fever.) penicillin vk for 21 days and spots came back. Now have ear ache?

Tested positive for strep a white spots on tonsils. (negative for glandular fever.) penicillin vk for 21 days and spots came back. Now have ear ache?

Strept Secrets: Bacterial group a strept infection is often associated with fever, enlarged lymph nodes and the tonsillar "white spots" known as exudates. These are a white cell (pus) response from the lymph tissue (tonsils) just below the surface and can recur if inadequate treatment or chronic infection. Tonsillar stones (saliva/mucous/food particles) are what people often see in the folds of the tonsils. ...Read more

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Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it. Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more

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Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. No fever. Some sinus drainage?

Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. No fever. Some sinus drainage?

Sounds like a sinus : Problem. May not require antibiotics as usually don't give early unless meet specific criteria but there are comfort measures doc can provide for you. Feel better! ...Read more

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Pain inside right head middle of right lobe body stiffness seeing spots low pulse cold skin tired weakness it's happend 7or 8 times b4 any ideas?

Pain inside right head middle of right lobe body stiffness seeing spots low pulse cold skin tired weakness it's happend 7or 8 times b4 any ideas?

Maybe anxiety: You have lots of generalized symptoms which sound like they stem from anxiety and depression. See a doctor to rule out a virus, but if this has been recurrent it is time to get therapy. You may have difficulties recognizing stress and coping with what you need to be doing about it. Sometimes it is easier to focus on things that will not solve the actual problems. ...Read more