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I have blisters on my throat & my left ear hurts, why?

I have blisters on my throat & my left ear hurts, why?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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I have a fluid filled lump behind left ear, feels almost like a blister. Feels like water inside of it, what could it be?

I have a fluid filled lump behind left ear, feels almost like a blister. Feels like water inside of it, what could it be?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I recently found out I have a blister on my left ear drum...Can i become permanently deaf from it?

I recently found out I have a blister on my left ear drum...Can i become permanently deaf from it?

Not likely: Some bacterial ear infections produce bullae/vesicles ("blisters") on the ear drum. The majority will resolve spontaneously as the infection resolves, and with no residual problems. Should get the ear rechecked after symptoms gone (/antibiotics done, if put on them), to be sure that there is no fluid collection behind the drum & the bulla is gone. ...Read more

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My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed . ?

My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed . ?

Blood blister: It is benign and often they will resolve on their own. Warm soaks to it are ok 3x/d. If it enlarges or becomes red or noted drainage, see Pedi MD. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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71 yr old female. Pain on outside portion of left ear. Had herpes zoster virus of left ear 15 yrs ago. No blisters. Symptoms began last night.?

71 yr old female.  Pain on outside portion of left ear.  Had herpes zoster virus of left ear 15 yrs ago.  No blisters.
Symptoms began last night.?

Possible herpes: If she did not have anything outside the ear look inside the ear canal you may find one or two, if you find them that is it. If you do nt search for other reasons. ...Read more

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I have 2 large knots behind my left ear and 1 knot behind the other. All knots r bout the size of pea. Have had them for yrs. & doesn't hurt. Help Plz?

I have 2 large knots behind my left ear and 1 knot behind the other. All knots r bout the size of pea. Have had them for yrs. & doesn't hurt. Help Plz?

Lymph nodes: They are lymph nodes..little sacks that contain immune cells that sit and wait for fluid that contains something they consider foreign and then activate. Postauricular lymph nodes they are called. Sometimes when lymph glands enlarge, they do not decrease back to normal sizes. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my left ear?

What could cause pain in my left ear?

Ear vs TMJ: Could be an infection in your ear. Could be your TMJ. Other TMJ symptoms include clicking jaw joint or limited oral opening. If you have other signs of TMJ problem, see oral surgeon for exam/suggestions. ...Read more

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Risks of drainage from my 7 months left ear?

Risks of drainage from my 7 months left ear?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My left ear periodically crusts on the inside?

My left ear periodically crusts on the inside?

Various causes: Might be otitis externa (ear canal infection) or eczema (as other doc suggested) or seborrheic dermatitis, which can affect ear canals as well as pinna & external auditory meatus (although usually both sides are affected). Anti-dandruff shampoos & antifungal creams (lamisil) can help. If pain is involved, see fp or ent. ...Read more

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