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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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What does a swollen vein look like behind the ear?

What does a swollen vein look like behind the ear?

Blue and dilated.: Behind the ear veins are not usually swollen and are difficult to see. The characteristics would be swollen and blue and probably winding. This is not a usual location for swollen veins. One of the common things to swell in this area would be a lymph gland. Other things would be a pimple or cyst. You should see your medical doctor. ...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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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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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?

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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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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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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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