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Nerve connections: Your tragus is primarily cartilage which is innervated by a branch of your trigeminal nerve which continues up the side of your head. Any inflammation in this area or pressure points to the tragus can cause "referred" pain because of the anatomical connection. Pain which persists more than 5-7 days in the same area should be evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more
My left ear (Tragus) hurts badly when touched layed on or when I put headphones in. Not swollen and I can hear perfectly what's happening?
Infection?: You may have a slight cellulitis on the area possibly from head phones or scratching the area. Any infected piercing there? I would have it examined start warm soaks but see a doctor asap because you may need an antibiotic or drainage if its infected. IT would not affect your hearing at this stage ...Read more
Sudden tongue numbness with pain in both ears by the tragus made worse by pushing on them and cleaning the ears. Tragus pain radiates into jaw. ?
Start with ENT: Your symptom of sudden tongue numbness is of special concern to me. I suggest that you first consult with an ENT specialist based upon all your symptoms. He\she may refer you to a dentist, neurologist or other specialist based upon the findings and as deemed appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a bump on the backside of my ear tragus painful no touch 4 days puss came out today pain inside ear & face is this a ear infection starting?
Pain im my right ear. My tragus is swollen but there is no fluid coming out or any discharge. It is just painful and uncomfortable.
Ear Infection: Most likely Inflammation of soft tissue involving Tragus, External ear infection there is a pain on pressing to pulling of the Pinna of the ear and Tragus. middle ear infection causes pain, may be associated with URI symptoms . Ear discharge can happen in ext & Middle ear infection ( with perforation). Get examined by the doctor for proper Diagnosis. Avoid swimming/ water inside ear till then. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 month history of pruitis around eyebows, ears (pina, tragus). Dry and sometimes flaky eyebrows. No prior history of skin disorders, dermatitis, eczema etc?
I have a painful boil on my ear near tragus and near my vaginal opening, had one last month too on my labia, what can this be-only pain no itch.
My mom has a hard lump by her left ear the tragus it hurts..clear liquid came out when she try to pop it now its white what can she do she said it sti?
Moveable lump deep under skin next to right ear lobe below tragus Doesn't hurt and can move it about. Has been there years and wont go what can it be?
Local infection: Sounds like this is a local infection. May want to see your doc if local warm packs do not resolve this quickly or if you find it is spreading. ...Read more