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Doctor insights on: Infant White Spots Behind The Ear

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My right tonsil is swollen no white spots but it looks like a bigger tonsil behind it dark colour neck glands/ear painful can't swallow without pain?

My right tonsil is swollen no white spots but it looks like a bigger tonsil behind it dark colour neck glands/ear painful can't swallow without pain?

Seek medical care: This may be an infection such as a peritonsilar abscess. This is an infection typically of a unilateral tonsil which presents with one sided throat pain radiating to the ear and there may be swollen glands on the side of the infection. Other possibilities could be neoplastic (cancer). ...Read more

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Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it.Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more

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I have a reoccurring headache on my right side. It's behind the ear. I can point to exact spot and painful to push ?

I have a reoccurring headache on my right side. It's behind the ear. I can point to exact spot and painful to push ?

? muscle tension: The most common is a muscle tension headache, but it could also be coming from arthritic-type changes in your neck: a cervicogenic headache. Migraine could also be a consideration, although migraines more commonly occur around the eyes. You should have this evaluated: testing including CT/MRI testing should be considered to exclude tumor, which would be unlikely. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old and have had a headache for the past week it's the same spot. Left side behind the ear. What could cause this? Never had one before.

I am 19 years old and have had a headache for the past week it's the same spot. Left side behind the ear. What could cause this? Never had one before.

Migraine: Migraine headaches are common at your age and can exhibit pain over the head and behind the ears. The exact cause is not known. For starters, you could try some self care strategies like warm compresses, massages, hot showers, relaxation, green tea. Talk to your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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What would cause a bald spot behind the ear on hairline with nothing visible but feeling a small bump about dime sized.. Like I said, a small baldSpot?

What would cause a bald spot behind the ear on hairline with nothing visible but feeling a small bump about dime sized.. Like I said, a small baldSpot?

Alopecia areata?: An autoimmune disease. Body's autoimmune system attacking hair follicles. With medications the hair can grow back . See your doctor.I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I have light spots on my neck behind my ear but there spreading down and there some on my back and shoulders. Need to know what to treat it with?

I have light spots on my neck behind my ear but there spreading down and there some on my back and shoulders. Need to know what to treat it with?

Possible rash : Rashes are best treated by first determining the cause. I would recommend that you see your doctor since it is difficult to diagnose online. ...Read more

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I have about 10-15 tiny spots on my hairline behind my ear! Should I go and see my doctor? Or will it go away by itself?

I have about 10-15 tiny spots on my hairline behind my ear! Should I go and see my doctor? Or will it go away by itself?

Hairline: see your primary care or dermatologist to have the correct diagnosis, it is very hard to comment without seeing the rash. ...Read more