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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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I have a pain under my left ear and under the jaw bone to touch.?

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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I have a pain under my left ear and under the jaw bone to touch.?

TMJ: Temporomandibular joint dysfucntion/pain is a common cause of ear pain. If you tend to grind your teeth or have poor occlusion due to missing teeth or some anatomical variant, you may be especially prone to develop the dysfunction of this joint. There may be other types of problems causing similar symtpoms, though. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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I have an enlarged gland about 3 fingers below my left ear just under my jaw bone for about 2.5 years. No symptoms, CT scan was negative. What can it?

Dr. Donald Colantino
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I have an enlarged gland about 3 fingers below my left ear just under my jaw bone for about 2.5 years. No symptoms, CT scan was negative. What can it?

Otolaryngologist: This could be an enlarged salivary gland caused by a blockage in a duct. Also a solitary enlarged lymph gland or cyst. Have an otolaryngologist examine you and advise you. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Hi , I have a grape sized lump under my left ear right behind my jaw bone. I am gauging my ears, & that ear is sore, so could it be just a infection?

Dr. Martin Raff
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Hi , I have a grape sized lump under my left ear right behind my jaw bone. I am gauging my ears, & that ear is sore, so could it be just a infection?

Yes: It could be "just an infection", but this should be evaluated by your doctor and treated appropriately. If you were concerned that this lump might be a cancer that seems improbable, but a doctor needs to see it and feel it to be certain what it is likely to be due to. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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I have a swollen lump under my left ear/start or my jaw it's about the size of a grape it's grew the past few weeks and became rather sore and sensitive on the lump and all over my left side of my neck down to my collar bone is it serious?

Dr. Bernard Seif
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I have a swollen lump under my left ear/start or my jaw it's about the size of a grape it's grew the past few weeks and became rather sore and sensitive on the lump and all over my left side of my neck down to my collar bone is it serious?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for proper diagnosis because it could be more serious. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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From last 10 days I am having a mild pain on my left neck, under the left ear and travels from under the jaw to ear alreadychecked with ENT and dentist?

Dr. Gary Sandler
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From last 10 days I am having a mild pain on my left neck, under the left ear and travels from under the jaw to ear alreadychecked with ENT and dentist?

ENT and DDS: What did they say? We certainly can't evaluate and diagnose the problem over the internet. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Sharp pain behind left ear like over the bone and a sharp pain in my jaw. I grind my teeth when i sleep. Have bad anxiety. Any clue of what it is?

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Sharp pain behind left ear like over the bone and a sharp pain in my jaw. I grind my teeth when i sleep. Have bad anxiety. Any clue of what it is?

May have TMJ/TMD: Symptoms of tmj/tmd can vary from person to person, severity, location and duration. It can affect the ears: ringing, aching, roaring, stuffiness, hearing loss; head, facial and neck: headaches, neck and facial pain; locking of the jaw: closed lock- limited opening, open lock- can't close; bite problems: can't touch the teeth, grinding, clenching; toothaches; lose teeth, fatigue, etc. Need exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Anwer Rahman
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Frequent headaches over past year & everyday for about 2+ weeks. Also have pain in left ear, left throat/neck, & a small lump near end of jaw bone.

Dr. Anwer Rahman
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Frequent headaches over past year & everyday for about 2+ weeks. Also have pain in left ear, left throat/neck, & a small lump near end of jaw bone.

Temporal arteritis?: this is a possibility that temporal arteritis could cause these symptoms but you must consider a malignancy in the vestibular system as well ...Read more

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Dr. Julan Crane
Board Certified, Pediatrics
20 years in practice
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I feel pain in my left side of neck, like if a vein is swollen, left collar bone pain everyday, left ear, left jaw, left shoulder, left varicocele?

Dr. Julan Crane
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I feel pain in my left side of neck, like if a  vein is swollen, left collar bone pain everyday, left ear, left jaw, left shoulder, left varicocele?

Neck pain: Perhaps you have an infection or another condition that requires a doctor to examine you. Please visit one soon. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Richard Shih
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
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2-3cm lump below left ear under jaw bone for almost 3 yrs now, year 2 CT scan showed nothing. Dr. Thinks is swollen salivary gland. No symptoms. ?

Dr. J. Richard Shih
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2-3cm lump below left ear under jaw bone for almost 3 yrs now, year 2 CT scan showed nothing. Dr. Thinks is swollen salivary gland. No symptoms. ?

See Oral Surgeon: There are some other rather benign tumor might show normal sign on ct or x-rays. Of course, if it is swollen salivary gland, then it must has a reason that cause it. Please consult an oral surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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I've a sore left ear and left side of the neck under the jaw line is sore too. Any suggestions?

Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I've a sore left ear and left side of the neck under the jaw line is sore too.
Any suggestions?

See doctor: to get it checked and treated.

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