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Head Behind Ear
Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read more
Since daughter was 3 (7 now), she says she feels a pop inside her head behind ear with a small quick pain and then a warm sensation...Ideas?
Nasal allergy: This child may have nasal allergy and and a pop inside her head behind her ear may be due to air entering her middle ear after swallowing, similar to the feeling we have due to altitude change, may be associated by slight pain. These symptoms may resolve by allergy meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minor hit on head behind ear. 36 hours later still have localized pain. No dizziness, N/V, vision issues. Should I just be patient with the pain?
Hit left ear back of head behind ear lower head left side hard on brothers shoulder 3 days ago still bit of pain that side and when I touch any damage?
Likely no: Wait a little longer to see if there remains any pain. This type of trauma usually is painful but not that destructive. If it persist see your doc. ...Read more
I have painful bump/boil apprx .75 inch in size near posterior hairline on head behind ear. It happens every 1-2 months @ exact spot. Why & wht to do?
Keep having this spasm/twitching right side of head behind ear left of temple, all day. Usually like 2 twitches/spasm each time, wakes me up too..
Muscle twitch: we call these fasiculations. Involuntary movement or twitching of a muscle. Do you have them anywhere else? How long have you had this? If just a day or two, watchful waiting ok. If more than a week or other areas of body with similar twitches you need to see a healthcare provider for an evaluation. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more
Have very hard bone-like finger-tip size lump on left side of head, behind ear. Not painful unless touched, not hot. Cause for concern?
Either lymph node: or a posterior occipital bony prominence- please have it checked by your physician. ...Read more
Son has swollen nodes back of head behind ear neck + groin 6mnths doctor reffered to pediatrictian it 6 week wait shuld i be worried no other symptoms
Have been having pressure in right side of head behind ear for 2 months with dizziness and stiff neck on that side. Ct w/o contast?
Scan, yes: Because you are young the statistics shift toward less serious problems. However, a lesion of some type involving the mastoid or skull base near the mastoid might give you these symptoms. So, yes; you should have scan. Type of scan questionable. For bone CT is best. For other structure MR is best. Talk to your doctor. Contrast helps but we avoid in some conditions. ...Read more
I had twitching that was pulsating in left side of head behind ear "temporal region" and also twitching n right calve I can see MRI norm emg norm ???
Muscle irritability: The MRI and EMG just show nervous system is structurally intact. But muscle irritability won't show up on those. Muscle twitches can be caused by anxiety, hyperactive thyroid, electrolyte problems &medications/drugs. Talk to your doctor. If all these things have been ruled out, then non-addictive, long-acting medication can suppress anxiety and muscle irritability. Xanax (alprazolam) is for short term only. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having intermittent swelling of the lymphnodes on my head, behind ears recent swelling of rue and abnormal hilar chest xr. Sarcoidosis?
Need to see Doc.: Lymph nodes enlargement, swelling of rue, abnormal hilar shadow on cxr may suggest sarcoidosis, however, rue swelling is not a finding of sarcoidosis. Other serious conditions needs to be excluded like hodgkins, and non-hodgkins lymphoma and cancer. Ct scan of chest would be better at confirming hilar and mediastinal lypmh nodes. Lung specialist evaluation may be necessary if so. ...Read more
Severe vomiting all day..Not pregnant three x week..Now getting head achs. Tiny sores on my head behind ears..Dizzy no energy..Heart low then fast thyroid?
Sepsis?: Would worry about a serious infection. You should be evaluated - regular doctor or er today. ...Read more
WBC @ 13, finished Zpk 6days ago& Im still woosey/light headed and headache/throbbing in my temples,down the back of head behind ears& eyes feel sore?
See your doctor : again. It doesn't sound like your infection has been completely resolved. You may need another round of something else, especially if your eyes feel sore. Don't delay. ...Read more