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Ear Pain With Swollen Lymph Nodes
Having right sided temporal headaches with pressure behind right eye and face. Suffering with ear pain and swollen lymph nodes on right side of groin?
Duration?: If your problem has been present for more than 2 weeks, you need to see your doctor. We need more details from you (age, medical conditions etc). On the face of it, you appear to have migraine which however is not associated with swollen groin nodes. If you are over 40, you need to consult a neurologist as well regarding the new-onset headaches. ...Read more
Wisdom tooth?: You could have a partially erupted or infected lower wisdom tooth on your left side. You may want to consult a dentist....Could also be a cold etc..... ...Read more
I have swollen lymph node in front of left ear pain over left clavicle swollen lymph node in right armpit and thore throat. Cause? What should I do?
Was told I have otitis media n swollen lymph nodes, But I don't have any ear pain, only pain I have is on the right side of neck below jaw, is this ok?
Tongue, throat and ear pain with lymph node swollen, all on the right side only. Its hard to swallow an hurts when I open my mouth? What's wrong?
See a doctor: This could be an infection, and should be checked by a health care professional. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes for a month One in front of left ear on jaw, other at bottom of jawline on neck. Sore throat, sharp ear pain, headache left temple?
Infectious: You have all the signs and symptoms of some infection, be it sinus, ear, throat, etc... get eval to properly diagnose your infection so you can get treated, best wishes. ...Read more
Could be bacterial: Or viral. For significant sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see dr ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice 2x /day. ...Read more
Ear pain and also feeling "full", runny stuffy nose, congested, cough, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, & now slight jaw pain when swallowing. Advice
Dentist now!: Do not wait! There are so many symptoms that you are describing. Start with your dentist or get a good referral. From that visit a determination will be made as to treatment by either that provider or a referral to an oral surgeon or an ENT or an endodontist. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node with cold sore and ear pain. Recent oral surgery2 weeks ago. Dentists says possible staph. How do I know if its staph or fev bl?
Symptoms: unilateral enlarged tonsil (left side), swollen lymph node, throat and ear pain all on left side, extreme fatigue, weight loss for 2 months.
Mild sore throat, sharp shooting pain in ear and swollen lymph node. All on the right side. No noted fever. Dull throbbing headache at times.
I have lupus and am remission. I have a sore on my ear, a fever, a large node in front of my ear and jaw pain. Can a swollen lymph node cause jaw pain. Dentist said teeth are ok. Derm says ear infec?
Probably infection: I guess you have an infection causing swollen node and jaw pain. You should try antibiotics first for at least a week, if not better then consider other causes. ...Read more
I have had an earache, swollen lymph nodes and no fever for about a month. What can it possibly be?
Swollen lymph nodes. Difficulty swallowing. Chills, slight earache, body aches all last night now all gone?
Great: What is the question. You appear to have had an acute illness which has resolved. Stay well. ...Read more
My lymph nodes in my neck are swollen, my nose has blood in it every time I blow it and I’m having ear pain. What’s a likely cause of this?
Nodes: Probably a URI with middle ear infection ...Read more
Find the cause.: Swollen lymph nodes are reactions to illness or disease, and determining the underlying cause requires physical examination and some tests. See your doctor; this is probably nothing major but it requires checking. ...Read more
Parotid nodes: The major sites of node involvement in the H&N area are related to the jugular nodes. If not of primary lymphomatous origin the nodes are metastatic usually from thyroid or oral squamous lesions metastatic to neck. In the area between ear and jaw the parotid is a major structure with multiple nodes either metastatic from cutaneous regions or from a primary parotid lesion. Bx may be needed. ...Read more
Infections: The lymph nodes behind the ears and on the back of the neck are part of the huge system of infection-fighting 'lymph'. Each group of nodes (lumps) relates to specific areas of the body, so swelling behind the ears could be related to ear infection, scalp infection or irritation, and upper respiratory infections. Even after the infection is cleared, the lumps can remain for days to weeks. ...Read more
I have two swollen lymph nodes behind my ears, I have no other symptoms. Size fluctuates. Why do I have them?
Lymph Nodes: Lymph vessels route the fluid through nodes that are located throughout the body. Lymph nodes are small structures that work as filters for harmful substances. They contain immune cells that can attack and destroy germs in the lymph fluid to help fight infection. Swollen lymph nodes are usually do to an exposure to a bacteria or virus. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph nodes on the side of my neck and behind ear. Some of them hurt. I have had them for a month. Is this serious?
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign. However if rapid growth is noted, or if bigger than 3cm, or if other symptoms develop you need to have it checked. The most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck are a viral illness, a dental infection, skin infection and "other". ...Read more
I have two swollen lymph nodes on my upper neck, and between them near my ear a painful area. It constantly hurts, what could this be?
Below: It is impossible to give you an accurate DX and reassurance without an exam. ...Read more
Can you give me suggestion: I have really annoying swooshing sound in ear and swollen lymph nodes!?
Open eustachian tube: Possible eustachian tube disfunction, try antihistamines, decongestants or possibly nasal sprays if increased swelling and pain, get eveluation. ...Read more
2 swollen lymph nodes below ear and a few other places and no other symptoms at all. Something to worry about? We are waiting for the blood results.
Catscratch disease?: Single or few, large, mildly painful lymphnode (s) is the most common presentation after the initial several small papules (zit-like) at the site-of-infection/innoculation, usually 1-3 wks later. Most of the cases resolve on their own without treatment in 2-12 month, but some have fever/fatigue, headache, anorexia, joint pain, and other rare/severe symptoms. Consult to make sure this is catscratch. ...Read more
What to do if I have two small slightly hard bumps behind my left ear. Are these swollen lymph nodes?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
I have lumps behind my ears. Big swollen hard lumps. Could it be swollen lymph nodes? What could cause this?
Lumps-Head and Neck: Many possibilities- lymph nodes are among them, but so are skin lesions, cysts, salivary tumors and more unusual things like angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia. Correlation with other symptoms, duration, pain, mobility could help narrow the dx. A fine needle biopsy might be needed if no obviously benign cause is found clinically. ...Read more
I have 5 swollen lymph nodes! 3 behind my ears and 2 on the back of my neck. They're on my left side. What's going on?!
See a doctor: With that many enlarged lymph nodes you should see a doctor soon to let them find the cause. ...Read more
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