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Cough With Red Ears
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
26 y.o female with anxiety. Sometimes I get hot/red ears and cheeks not always when I am feeling anxious just randomly. Is this just random flushing?
From your description, it is probably just flushing, but if it continues, then please mention it to your DR on your next visit.
Also please get your BP checked somewhere-as elevated BP may also cause this. ...Read more
I cut back drinking since Jan 1st to only wknds and used to drink everyday. I've been feeling over heated and having very red ears and palms. Worried?
Congrats on managing: Your drinking. When properly used is ok but otherwise destroys health and lives. The heat you mention is probably not related to the healthy change you made. Please see your doc who MAY take a look at your thyroid and other hormones. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Possibly: Red ears indicate an increase in vascular flow and suggests that the control mechanisms of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is compromised and unbalanced. Everything is connected to everything else! ...Read more
Red ear drum: It looks red when you look in the ear with an otoscope. ...Read more
Is about flu, I am having it with a bit of fever 37, 1-37, 3℃, neck inflammation and red ears. I am scared because maybe this can produce a myocarditis?
I have had rosacea 4 yrs. I am taking tetracycline which helps with the spots. Propanolol & clonidine for flushing. Any suggestions? Keep get red ears
Avoid ptecipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more
I've got sore throat and red dots have came up? What does that mean? Also sore ears, cold, cough and I ache everywhere!
17mth old-virus cough and middle ear infection. 1 ear now has a bit of fluid behind it. Only did 1 course amoxicillian. Ears red on outside now. Why?
14 mo old boy: chest cough-6months. Noisy breathing since birth. Red, watery eyes-6months. Proj vomit 2 wks. 10 ear infctions. No allergies. Why sick?
ENT evaluation: A history of frequent ear infections and noisy breathing makes me concerned about large tonsils and adenoids. An evaluation by an ENT would be helpful. The cough and vomiting may be related to an ear infection, although it is difficult to know for sure without examining him. ...Read more
Sore red throat for a month. Saltwater rinse and honey not helping. Little cough and ear pain. Had a chest cold but cough and phlegm are gone no fever?
Fever 101.9 HA body aches Sore throat cough green phelm & sometimes bright red blood chest hurts from cough sinus congestion ear Pressure/pain x3 days?
Bronchial infection: The symptoms you describe suggest you have a bronchial infection. You should be evaluated for treatment. ...Read more
My 2month baby having cold and cough infection from 7 days and now she is passing little clot of blood with mucus and can see red spot all over fore head is this worried full but here no one giving her medicine could you give me guidance.?
Need more info: What you describe sounds like she is coughing so hard that she has what is called "peticheae" (tiny bleeds into skin) on her forehead. It needs to be evaluated by your doctor right away. Pertussis infection comes to mind, which would be concerning at her age. Seek medical attention and/or go to er. If she is breathing heavy, is not feeding well or "looks sick" you should go to er tonight. ...Read more
My 9 yr old son has been told he has dryeye and allergies! Symptoms r a cough red eyes rolling eyes and head & sniffing? What do u thnk please give info
See a pediatrician: A child who rolls his eyes, his head, and sniffs off and on may have tics, which are exaggerated habits. Of course he may have allergies and dry eyes, too. The allergies and eye symptoms may "encourage" the tics to continue because the symptoms make him sense that there is some discomfort in the eyes. Some doctors check for strep throat when a child has new tics with cold/allergy/throat symptoms. ...Read more
Have bad cough, very nauseas and tired bad head ache and recently also have red eyes kinda itchy. Left eye and cheek swollen what is this?
Virus: Sounds like the flu or a very bad cold but with the swelling maybe bacterial. You need to check this out in the ER ...Read more
My son ear's are burning and really red all on the outside and behind his ears and persistent coughing what could it be?
Umm, hard to say.: There is really nothing specific about the symptoms you describe for your son that gives us a clue as to what exactly is going on medically. A cough with a rash conjures up all sorts of possibilities.... How old is your son? Does he have fever? Does the rash go away--or is it persistent? Why is your child taking Aspirin daily? . ..As you can see, there are too many questions unanswered. See your md. ...Read more
What causes symptoms like a red crusty eye, severe throat and ear pain and coughing up green mucus?
Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?
SEE MD NOW!: Unexplained bleeding from multiple places could mean that your body's natural blood clotting ability has failed. That is very serious and possibly fatal. See a health provider today! ...Read more
My child is 3 years old, has strong cold but not coughing, his chicks have some red rashes and he touches his head quiteoften.?
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Possibly infected.: Possibly a reaction to the metal in the post. High ear piercings through cartilage have ^ risk of infection ; lack of healing because of minimal blood supply to auricular cartilage. You can develop a perichondral abscess as well auricular perichondritis. If you ear is hot, red, swollen or has increasing pain you need medical evaluation. 1 study showed complications in up to 35% of people w >. ...Read more
Found a pea sized hard knot behind left ear (almost touching ear) only slightly painful when touches, no redness or fluid or anything, just the knot?
Lymph node or cyst: This is probably a lymph node behind your ear, or it can also be a cyst. Keep close attention to it in the next few days, if it does not go away, have your primary doctor check it. ...Read more
I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?
Don't know: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more
Dyed hair at salon on wednesday woke up yesterday with redness and itching along hair line and on ear where hair dye touched but was removed by stylis?
I have no piercings but my tragus part of the ear really hurts and there are no bumbs redness or spots there.
Hi I'm worried cause my inner ear on top has redness and looks like little veins is this anything bad it don't hurt?
No worries: This is a normal view you are describing. Without pain there is no concern. I am curious how you managed to look at your own ear drum. ...Read more