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Cyst Behind Ear
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Does amoxicillin with clavulanic acid cure sabaceous cyst behind ear? Iv been prescribed by my doc. Clavam 625 twice a day for 3 days.
My gp prescribed me antibios for abscess/sebaceous cyst behind ear now I have a large boil like lump on neck. What does this mean?
Oil secreted glands: Oil secreted by sebaceous glands is the cause of cysts behind the ear lobes. And if these get infected they start smelling.When cysts are small you can try home trestment. Placd a heating pad on the directly on the cyst or you can melt the wax and drop it directly on the cyst and it will melt the cyst.If the cyst is big it will need surgical excision. Never try to pop the cysts and do not apply oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ur bone behind ur right ear be larger the bone behind the left? Is this normal? I do have a small pea size cyst behind right ear.
Mastoid bone: The bone behind that ear is the mastoid bone. It commonly has many air cells that communicate with the middle ear. If there is no redness, pain or tenderness to the touch and you ear drum and hearing are normal, it is possible that there may an asymmetry of the size of the mastoid bone. See an ENT doctor is you are concerned. ...Read more
I seem to have burst a cyst behind my ear. It was just a small bump but exploded under skin with what is now a rather large mass and very red and pain?
Without delay, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will help you as much as possible but might also need to discuss your problem with an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
Hope all goes well — please keep me informed. ...Read more
I have had a cyst behind my ear for about 2 weeks. I finished my bactrum antibiotic and it still has not gone away. Should I go back to the hospital?
I have a cyst right behind my ear and it's infected, I do not have insurance to get it taken care of. What can I do?
Cheaper office care: Many surgeons can provide care in their office and you might find an urgent care that can manage this for less. It sounds like the cyst will need to be drained and this can be done with local anesthesia. It will be significantly less expensive to have this drained in an office versus the emergency room. Have you looked into insurance through your parents' plan or through your state's exchange? ...Read more
Can you have mastoiditis without an earache? I've had a cyst removed behind my ear before, & seems like I have another one but no earache?
Yes: Yes, can ENT surgeon and be seen ASAP. ...Read more
My doc said I have infection cyst behind my left ear can this infection cause swollen lymph node and burning and inching in and around that area?
Yes.: Infections can cause swollen lymph nodes and burning and itching. Hopefully, you are letting your physician treat this! ...Read more
Pimple/Cyst: A pimple is usually inflamed, red and painful and has a relatively superficial covering and will drain pus with warm compresses. A cyst is usually contained in a shell like container and is sore but only red if infected. It often requires excision and drains sebaceous like material. The shell requires removal to prevent it from reforming. You can find pictures on a dermatology site. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small lump behind ear. Hard, not painful. Dr looked and said a cyst. Should i b worried? Hasn't gotten bigger or anything.
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
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
Cysts in hair, lower jaw, behind ear, over top of eye, nose bridge, both underarms, waist line, groin, around anal area would be diagnosed as?
Cyst Removal: When it is bothering you either cosmetically or otherwise. Also, if it is recurrently getting infected. Discuss it with your doctor and decide together what is best, ...Read more
Hello Sir, I have a rock hard node 1/2 inch behind my left ear lobe. It will not move and it has been there a year. 3X/yr I am also getting cysts.
Evaluation: You will need an evaluation of this mass to see if it s also a cyst or something else. Hope this helps. ...Read more
A Cyst or Not A Cyst: The skin may respond in many ways. For example, in response to friction an acute response may be a blister, whereas a chronic response may be a callous. Depending on the insult, one layer may respond and not another. Even the glands may respond differently. A cyst can form from a blocked pore of foreign body. Without the benefit of an exam, it's impossible to differentiate what you've felt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer