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Possible infection: Recent piercings or injury to ear? Cartilage may be infected & require antibiotics and/or incision & drainage. Other possibility is hematoma beneath the skin from injury; drainage by ENT or fp may be needed for relief of pain & to prevent complications. Cool compresses may decrease swelling as temporary measure until doctor is seen. ...Read more
I'm wanting to know what's wrong with me. My symptoms are hearache, runny nose, fluid in ears, blood in snot from nose, body aches. Please tell me what it is.?
URI type Infection: It sounds like you have a bad cold or possibly an early case of the flu. If you have a high fever, you should see a doctor. If the headache is very severe or you get a stiff neck, you should see a doctor. If your ears become very painful, you may have an ear infection. The infection could be viral or bacterial. Which one it is determines which medications might help. ...Read more
I have a really bad ear infection witch hurts my head and face and when I clean ear blood comes out and my ear smells, my ear drum burst around 2 year?
I have huge swollen gland under right chin where the jaw starts under ear, blood in mouth and burning upper back pain right sided, and dizziness : (?
My joints in my wrists, knees, feet, a bit in my neck/back, and are sorswollen. My skin itches. I have a lump behind my ear. Blood wk ok. What is it?
Aches: Could be a lot of things. The itch and lump may not be related which confuses matters. Would be useful to know what labs you've had that were normal. Viral illnesses can do weird things to adults, include make your joints swell and your skin itch. I'd be concerned if you were having fevers or losing weight unexpectedly. ...Read more
Open sore on top left side of gums above teeth, swollen left jaw bone, clogged ears, blood clots in nose, what's wrong with me? Help!
Evaluation needed: You have many symptoms that may or may not be related and cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You need to be seen by a dentist and\or physician who can personally and clinically examine you in order to properly diagnose your problem (s). ...Read more
Had a cold about a month ago now my throat hurts in one spot on the left side when I swallow-also hurts in my left ear. Blood work fine. CT scan soon.
Ruptured ear drum: Typically is painful. You also could be bleeding if you have been digging in your ear. I see that you are on aspirin/heparin/warfarin products which can increase your bleeding risk. If it does not stop you need to see a healthcare professional, sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Today I went to clean my ears and blood came out on the cotton bud I've had a sore ear for a few days?
NO cotton swabs: Stop using cotton tip applicators in your ear canals! They cause abrasions to the ear canal, push cerumen (wax) further inside, and possible rupture the tympanic membrane (ear drum). Additionally, they can cause outer ear infection (otitis externa). Drops in the ear canals may be in order. See your physician to assess the ear drum to rule out a perforation (hole). ...Read more
Why do I hear heart beat in ear and blood whooshing around my head when I'm Lying down? Pregnant. Thanks will this go away after birth
Your blood flow is generally increased in amount and speed (velocity) when you are pregnant. And lying down pressed UPWARD so that the heartbeat/blood flow is TRANSMITTED to your head/ears. It will likely greatly diminish after delivery!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Got hit in the nose. Really painful at first, now just dull ache. Headache, swelling passages, and ringing and fullness in ears. No blood. Thoughts?
Go to ER: You need to be examined and probably have a CT of your head, this a sort of head injury ...Read more
Upon wiggling legs when standing (like dancing) I feel off balance like ground is rocking. Doc checked inner ear. Nothing. Blood tests clear. Help?
I have this "swish" heartbeat sound in my right ear my blood pressure is normal I'm 33wks preg OB says she doesn't do checkups like that what is this?
Intense throbbing pressure in head only when bending over, ringing in ears, and blood shot eyes? Blood pressure is 99/67 which is my normal.
Symptoms: Suggest viral syndrome. May respond to antihistamines, analgesics and fluids. ...Read more
I'm a 38 yr old male that recently started feeling my heart beat in my chest and ringing in my ear. My blood pressure is normal. What could it be?
Can stress cause my temporal artery get thick /tough & cause pain around my ear! My blood presure is fine I don't have high blood presure! Please answ?
No.: Temporal arteritis is what would cause thickening and results inflammation of the blood vessels in the body. If untreated it can lead to blockages or aneurysms of the arteries. Temporal arteritis can lead to blindness in severe cases. Typical symptoms include headache and tenderness over the temporal artery, which is found along the hairline near the temple of your head. Treatment is with steroid. ...Read more
Is it fatigue, eyes, ears, low blood sugar, or other? Last 3 days I slept 5 hrs each day. Lately when I walk I feel off-balance & kinda off with my concentration, b/p checked as normal, pulse bit high
Severe tinnitus 6 years. Fullness in left side of my head, body aches, lymph node swelling in neck & behind ear. MRI's, blood negative. Help pls.
13500 WBC 46% lymps, chronic muscle deep tissue infection, pain in knees. Responded using ciprofloxicin to tr ear infection. Blood culture next?
Knee infection: The best way to rule out knee joint infection is to aspirate the knee joint and examine the fluid for organisms and perform cell count and culture/sensitivity to determine appropriate antibiotics. If you have high fever and chills consistent with generalized illness then blood culture will be necessary. You need to see you doctor who can examine you and decide what to do next good luck. ...Read more