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Gland Above Ear
I'm concerned because I have swollen submental gland (under chin gland) and right ear inner canal infection?
You need to be treat: You need to consult your doctor if you have not already done and with proper treatment you will recover.So follow the directions of your doctor. ...Read more
Lymph nodes: Given the information it is likely that you have some inflamed lymph nodes in your neck. ...Read more
Ear discomfort that follows behind jaw to lymph nose that is swollen below ear and ear pops when i swallow????!
Having ear fullness. Also feels like lymph node behind my earlobe next to jaw is swollen. Ear infection?
Postauricular crease inflated/swollen Ear pushed outward—Inflamed pimple in ear for 4 days—What causes the soft inflated feeling behind ear?infected?
How do I differentiate the mandibular gland and lymph node? Is the gland directly above the neck pulse the mandibular gland?
It may be hard.: You should be checked, you may have a difficult time discerning between a lymph node or the submandibular gland. If you can simultaneously palpate with one hand the floor of your mouth and the other hand your neck on the same side. You may be able to compress the gland between the two hands. That is one way to feel the submandibular gland. But if you are worried get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plugged ears: Check your ears with your pcp dr. If you have too much wax in your ears you may try to soften it by applying baby oil or glycerine oil or debrox or Cerumenex inside the ears for 4 consecutive nights before someone tries to flush it out or aspirated. Other possibilities are mucus in the eustachian tubes caused by cold, flu, viruses or infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tender area behind left ear with slightly raised lump on the mastoid bone and dull earache with tenderness in ear canal. Is this dangerous/serious?
Mastoiditis: You need to be seen and examined, preferably by an ENT doctor. This could be very severe and dangerous and you should go asap. Good luck and hope this improves quickly. ...Read more
Infection: An abscessed tooth is a badly infected tooth. Infection may be spreading to, and causing swelling of, lymph nodes. The best way to rx this problem is to eliminate the abscess through root canal rx (preferable) or extraction. Please see your dentist now before infection spreads farther. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Soft pea size red painful lump behind right ear and feels like its dripping , also a swollen lymph node below the ear near jawline. What to do ?
Likely infection: There are a number of conditions which cause lymph node enlargement, with infection being the most common cause. Behind the ear nodes can come from the ear, the skin, teeth and possibly sinuses. Take some Ibuprofen (if it's safe for you) and if the node persists, seeks care. ...Read more