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Mastoiditis: You should follow up with an ENT. Are you already on antibiotics? It's important that you get treatment as soon as possible ...Read more
Depends: Mastoiditis is an inflammation and infection of the bone next to the ear. It can be from a localized spread of infection from an ear infection and can happen rapidly (if a severe infection) or slowly depending on the infection and immune response. If they develop, it is usually over a week or two from the beginning of an ear infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3yo w/ear infection on antibiotic drops fever pain resolved very small area of pink behind upper ear no swelling. Mastoiditis?
CT Scan, MRI (extensive left mastoiditis) ears ok. Headache w/ darkness (corner of eyes). Bacterial infection in June. ENT on Fri. Allergy/recovery?
Head ache: "Mastoiditis" is over read on MRI by radiologist. If CT is ok with no bone erosion or complete Opacification then easily treated with meds. It may be unrelated to your HA. If you have no nasal or sinus congestion or middle ear fluid then you don't have clinically significant mastoiditis. you've been on abc and antihistamine already. You will at least get a good head $ neck exam from ENT. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had acute mastoiditis months ago.I occasionally get sharp pains in/behind ear and temple.Does that sound like it's coming back?unrelated?thanks.
If your pain is: on same side, it could mean recurrent or incompletely treated infection. You should see your doctor again or ENT specialist for this. Could be something serious. ...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
Have tubes because of mastoiditis now have ear infec tubes shifted down taking antibiotic and drops can't hear drainage not getting better y?
Tubes open?: You need to get to an ENT to make sure that your tubes are in and working. Your hearing could be down for many reasons so, it's best to get checked out. ...Read more
Lump behind ear: Most lumps behind the ear are either an enlarged lymph node, possibly infected (if it is tender) or a sebaceous cyst (a sac of cheesy smelling oil and fat), which can be tender as it enlarges. Mastoiditis does cause tenderness directly behind the ear, but is not usually associated with a lump except in severely advanced, untreated stages, which is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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