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Doctor insights on: Cramp Like Pain In The Tentorium Section Behind The Ears

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Hi. I am experiencing patches around me hairline and behind the ears... a lot of skin is falling off from them.. it does not look like dandruff ..

Hi. I am experiencing patches around me hairline and behind the ears... a lot of skin is falling off from them.. it does not look like dandruff  ..

Psoriasis: Perhaps you're suffering from psoriasis. Obviously that's just a wild guess out of left field. Go see your FamilyDoc or perhaps make a Virtual Consult so that we can see what you're referring to. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriasis/basics/definition/con-20030838 for info while you're waiting for your appointment. Dermatologists have some amazing anti-psoriasis drugs. ...Read more

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I have an intense nerve like pain behind the ear sorta of TMJ related! What can I do?

I have an intense nerve like pain behind the ear sorta of TMJ related! What can I do?

See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and management of pain in the head, face and temporomandibular joints (TMJ). They have trained 2-3 additional years after completing dental school in. They are the experts in this field. Look for OFP specialist near you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pressure behind the ear?

What is the cause of  pressure behind  the ear?

EustachianTubeBlocke: Assuming that you're referring to painless pressure, it may be due to blockage of your eustachian tube which can be congested due to allergies or cold. Best way to get around this, besides time, is an allergy medication, eg antihistamine +/- decongestant. If pressure is painful, you may have otitis media or middle ear infection. We used to prescribe antibiotics but are shying away for this conditi. ...Read more

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A huge lump behind the ear?

A huge lump behind the ear?

See your doctor: Could be a lymph node, a skin cyst, a tumor, or an infection. This needs to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is a lump behind the ear be?

What is a lump behind the ear be?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, cartilege and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Painful lymph node behind the ear.

Painful lymph node behind the ear.

Likely infection: There are a number of conditions which cause lymph node enlargement, with infection being the most common cause. Behind the ear nodes can come from the ear, the skin, teeth and possibly sinuses. Take some Ibuprofen (if it's safe for you) and if the node persists, seeks care. ...Read more

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What could balding behind the ears mean?

What could balding behind the ears mean?

Ophiasis: Likely a variant of alopecia areata called ophiasis likely. See your derm for ex and care. ...Read more

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Do glands behind the ear ever need drained?

Do glands behind the ear ever need drained?

Need diagnosis: There are very few if any glands directly behind the external ear or pinna. However, if the swelling is just below the ear, the mass may be a lymph node or a benign cyst or mass in the parotid gland. Finally, a lymph nose may appear behind the ear and does not have to be drained. See an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could pains in the lower part of the head behind the ear show signs of an aneurysm?

Could pains in the lower part of the head behind the ear show signs of an aneurysm?

Pains: Aneurysm is usually asymptomatic until the clinical event occurs. Pain in the head could possibly be a sign of ruptured or enlarging aneurysm but it would be unlikely to be a sign of an aneurysm not actively enlarging or rupturing. In the spectrum of pains behind the ear, aneurysm would be way down on the list. ...Read more

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I have a reoccurring headache on my right side. It's behind the ear. I can point to exact spot and painful to push ?

I have a reoccurring headache on my right side. It's behind the ear. I can point to exact spot and painful to push ?

? muscle tension: The most common is a muscle tension headache, but it could also be coming from arthritic-type changes in your neck: a cervicogenic headache. Migraine could also be a consideration, although migraines more commonly occur around the eyes. You should have this evaluated: testing including CT/MRI testing should be considered to exclude tumor, which would be unlikely. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am heavy head stiffness behind the ears. Can this be due to gastric? I am active in my exercise and do around 500 skipings per day.

I am heavy head stiffness behind the ears. Can this be due to gastric? I am active in my exercise and do around 500 skipings per day.

Not likely: Gastric problems can do many things but heavy head and symptoms behind the ears sounds more like sinus disease or migraine or tension type headaches. Also problems maybe from your exercise. See a good PCP to start the evaluation. Good health. ...Read more

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HI yesterday I went too the specialist and he removed my hole lympnode because I have a lot of them down both sides of my neck behind the ears, he sa?

HI yesterday  I went too the specialist and he removed my hole lympnode because I have a lot of them down both sides of my neck behind the ears, he sa?

Lympadenopathy: Swollen Lymph nodes are often from infection or inflammation in an area of skin close by the affected nodes. However, in some cases , Lymph nodes could represent Lymphoma. A Biopsy will determine what the cause is. ...Read more

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What could be a bump behind the ear on your bone be from?

What could be a bump behind the ear on your bone be from?

If it is beneath..: The skin and can be moved around it is most likely a cyst or a lymph node. Congenital cysts are often seen in this area in babies and young children but can appear later in life also. Lymph nodes in this area usually enlarge in response to a scalp lesion above or behind the ear, such as dandruff or a bug bite or scratch. ...Read more