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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 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 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