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Ear Lobe Tumor Symptoms
My right ear lobe is numb and my hearing from that ear is very foggy. Could it be a tumor? I am 57 years old .Female.
See your doctor: You should go to see an ear nose throat doctor and have yourself checked. In adiditon to clinical examination, an auditory evaluation will be done and if indicated an MRI should be considered. Hearing problem can happen due to differen causes such as problem with the ear canal ( ear wax etc), conduction problem through the bone, ear drum, nerve etc. A tumor should also be ruled out . Go to see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
See your doctor.: The causes of chronic swelling of the earlobes can range from an allergy to a metal in a new earring to low-grade infection and inflammation. Since the treatments differ, you need to see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Personality changes: The frontal lobe is known to give us our personality traits. In the case of a tumor any disruption in this area of the brain changes in the person's behavior and personality may be seen. However this largely depends on the size and specific area and also the resulting destruction of the brain by that tumor. ...Read more
I have a painful (when touched) bump where my ear lobe connect to my face. Is it a cyst? No other symptoms. Should I use a hot compress? Thanks :)
Local infection: Could be a local infection, especially if sensitive to touch. Warm compress can help it come to a head. Keep area clean and it should diminish with time. If not, see your MD! ...Read more
2 hard and small cysts found on the back of my ear lobe. Same size since found.Does not hurt until i rub them very hard. No other symptoms. Need help?
Depends: Size and location of the tumor have a lot to do with delineating the symptoms. The frontal lobe has a few different functions. Among them; speech, personality deficits and/or motor problems on the right side of the body can result. ...Read more
If I had a tumor in my inner ear, what would the symptoms be? Would a ear infec. With roaring& some dizziness be it? Would it be constant?
Hearing & Balance: Tumors of the inner ear are not common. The most common tumor of the ear would be an acoustic neuroma which is benign and not cancer. Most present with hearing loss - usually gradual but can be sudden. Tinnitus (abnormal sound in the ear) is possible as well. Dizziness is a very uncommon presenting symptom because these tumors usually grow very slowly the body compensates for the loss of balance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a firm mobile mass just behind the ear lobe since 1.5 years with no systemic symptoms,size fluctuates n sometimes overlyin skin is warm n red
? sebaceous cyst?: You should have your PCP or a dermatologist look at this.... it may be a lymph node, or it may be a gland in the skin that gets inflamed and infected on and off (a sebaceous cyst). Your parotid gland is IN FRONT of your ear, so I doubt it is a problem with that. But having a doctor examine it is your best course of action. They will probably want to biopsy it or excise it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptoms include a large dark red boil in the ear, and there is a burning sensation at the back of the ear lobe when pressed. Diagnosis?
Infected cyst: You have what sounds like an infected cyst. This could be related to a piercing if you have had that. At any rate you should have this seen and treated soon. ...Read more
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