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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Why is my head sensitive to the touch when I have an ear infection?

Why is my head sensitive to the touch when I have an ear infection?

Inflammation to head: Outer ear infections (in the ear canal). Outer ear infections present with ear pain (inner/outer), discharge, fullness. If it is an outer ear infection, the inflammation may spread to the local tissues near the ear on the head. This may be why it is sensitive in that area. If this is not the case, you should make sure that nothing further is ongoing. ...Read more

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Two days ago i had a ear ache yesterday the top of my head felt like pins sticking you when i touched it. Today the whole left side of my head is extremely sensitive and sharp pains in my ear.

Two days ago i had a ear ache yesterday the top of my head felt like pins sticking you when i touched it. Today the whole left side of my head is extremely sensitive and sharp pains in my ear.

It : It is difficult to link the various symptoms into any one thing that can cause them all. They may not be related. Things that can cause all these things are sinus issues (headaches around the eyes, sometimes the very top of the head or behind the eyes), jaw joint problems, etc. If they persist or worsen, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain on my left shoulder I was told last year I have a muscle tension. Now I noticed I get a slight throb pai. Like two inches from my left ear. Also its like sensitive to touch certain parts of mu shoulder and it makes my head feel better I fee

I have a pain on my left shoulder I was told last year I have a muscle tension. Now I noticed I get a slight throb pai. Like two inches from my left ear. Also its like sensitive to touch certain parts of mu shoulder and it makes my head feel better  I fee

Stress: Muscle tension can be due to anxiety or postural problems, and can get worse the longer it persists without treatment. Stretching exercises and postural retraining should be helpful. But if no relief is seen within 6 weeks of corrective measures, you will need a physical exam by a physician. ...Read more

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I am having pain on right side of head and right ear. Shooting pain that also hurts sometimes when I swallow. Head is sensitive to touch on right sid?

Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information. AND irritation of the EUSTACEAN tube (the connection between the middle ear and the throat) causes pain along its pathway and swelling. It commonly occurs in ear infection and can go very badly if not treated. ...Read more

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Sensitive spot on my head, should I have this checked I have an 1-1/4 long linear swollen sensitive spot above my left ear and temple, it almost feels like a vein, it's also sensitive to the touch but not extremely painful. I've had a cold with a hacki

Sensitive spot on my head, should I have this checked I have an 1-1/4 long linear swollen sensitive spot above my left ear and temple, it almost feels like a vein, it's also sensitive to the touch but not extremely painful.

  I've had a cold with a hacki

Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, i think you should have this spot checked out sooner rather than later. From your description, you could have the beginnings of temporal arteritis. Temporal arteritis is the inflammation of medium sized arteries of the head and neck - classically seen in the artery over the temple. This disease can cause damage to the blood vessels that supply the head and neck and can affect blood flow in these areas. 40% of people will also have respiratory complaints such as a dry cough with this. Below i've linked to a site with information on this temporal arteritis. Give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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Ache behind left ear and felt in neck when I turn head to the right? Sensitive to touch as well. Cancer? Lymph nodes? HELP!

Ache behind left ear and felt in neck when I turn head to the right? Sensitive to touch as well. Cancer? Lymph nodes? HELP!

Check for rash: A localizearea with radiation of the pain, is suggestive of a nerve pain, with involvement of likely muscular, as it is related to movement, it is important to see if there is no rash, as on some occasions, prior to herpes zoster,one can have these symptoms ...Read more