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I'm experiencing side head pain when i push my ear tragus down, what could this be?

I'm experiencing side head pain when i push my ear tragus down, what could this be?

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

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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. ?

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 more

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3 month history of pruitis around eyebows, ears (pina, tragus). Dry and sometimes flaky eyebrows. No prior history of skin disorders, dermatitis, eczema etc?

3 month history of pruitis around eyebows, ears (pina, tragus).  Dry and sometimes flaky eyebrows. No prior history of skin disorders, dermatitis, eczema etc?

Seborrheic Derm: Seborrheic dermatitis can occur on different body areas. Usually it forms where the skin is oily or greasy. Common areas include the scalp, eyebrows, eyelids, creases of the nose, lips, behind the ears, in the outer ear, and middle of the chest. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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On Sunday night my ear on the Tragus realy hurts and now it's red and sore what is this ?

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

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I'm 18 I have a small lump(no growth)right Infront of my tragus(ear)it disappears when I open my mouth.It has no pain or symptoms.I also have tonsils.

I'm 18 I have a small lump(no growth)right Infront of my tragus(ear)it disappears when I open my mouth.It has no pain or symptoms.I also have tonsils.

3 possibilities: 1.) Jaw joint disc dislocation 2.) lymph node that moves into the jaw joint when you open your mouth 3.) small growth of parotid gland recommend you see Head and Neck surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more