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Earache And Tender Scalp
Toothache, ear ache, sensitive scalp, sore throat, throat feels cold when breathing. What could cause this?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
For 3 days, I have had a very painful scalp, sore throat started today. Some ear pain and some jaw pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works on the scalp pain. Any ideas?
Pain: Pain is your bodies way of texting you that there's something wrong. It may be infection. It may be muscle/joint dysfunction. It may be parafunctional habits. If problem getting worse, the severity of the problem is increasing. Call both your dentist and your physician for initial examinations. They may rx your problem (s) and/or refer you to specialists for further evaluation and testing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need: Examination. Could be an infection or congestion ...Read more
I've had a toothache for a few weeks now on the lower and upper left side. Past two days I've been dealing with now a earache, headache and sore throa?
See a dentist ASAP: The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had a slight earache/pain for 3-4 days. I recently noticed when I turned my head to the left my right lymph node is sore and semi swollen. Help!
See an ENT: Have your ear and neck examined by a board certified otolaryngologist ...Read more
Pain reliever: Over-the-counter pain relievers such as Ibuprofen and acetominophen will help with the aches and pains associated with a respiratory infection but be sure to follow the directions on the label. Alternatively, you may try a warm compress on your ear such as a washcloth heated with warm tapwater to relieve the pain. A doctor can prescribe pain-relieving drops if these remedies don't help. ...Read more
My 8 yr old is complaining of sore ears. Not inside her ears like with an earache. No other apparent symptoms. Should I be concerned at all?
I have earache and tender to touch jaw and numbness on the left side. I don't have toothache but may possibly have a root canal on one of the molars.?
This may or may not be a dental issue. With numbness occurring, you don't want to wait. Please call a dentist asap who can do an exam, see if it is a dental issue and if not dental refer you to someone who can help you. Good luck and don't wait.
As I previously indicated, make an appointment asap! ...Read more
I have reoccuring sore heads for 6 months at left temple, minor left earache and lump under left jaw that comes and goes?
Wondering if I should go to the doctor? Had a cough for 3 weeks earache congestion headache very tired sore thoart feels like it swollen
See a doc!: You;ve been sick long enough and are not getting better. Get seen or consider a Healthtap Prime Virtual Consult, which is designed to treat illnesses just like this. You can do a virtual consult, now from the comfort of your home, by video, audio or text. Just be sure to fill out your health history in detail before consulting. DIf your virtual examining physician can then treat you, if indicated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started with a sore throat on my right side, as well as an earache on that side as well. That lasted for a few days. Then I got an intermittent stab?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is very sore, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more
Had my endoscopy last Thursday and I'm still experiencing sore throat with earache. My neck sometimes hurt too due to the pain. Is this normal?
Upper endoscopy: It is not normal to have pain for days after an upper endoscopy. Not sure what was done during the procedure, but I would recommend calling the Doctor Who did the endoscopy to discuss it. If the pain is severe or if you are febrile, just go to the emergency room. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
The last few days, I've been achy and tired, and have a sore throat and slight earache on the same side. Just generally feeling unwell. Thanks.?
URI: I'm sorry you're ill. It sounds like an earlier upper respiratory infection but you may have an early strep infection in the throat as well. At your age it's possible that this might be mononucleosis. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and drink plenty of fluids and if it doesn't go away in two or three days see your local physician. ...Read more
Med evaluation: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more