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Lesion On Top Of Ear
Staph infection or fungus for months I had a lesion on top of my head where I fell & hit the blacktop. It did not get better but near the 1st of dec it started running and hair falling out in large chunks. I also started having an ear infection. With no I
Have it evaluated.: Hair falling out in large chunks is not normal... Have it evaluated. ...Read more
Had CT scan done of my sinuses today and she showed me my sinues and top of head and said no lesions. Would this show cerebellum?
Probably not: Most dedicated sinus CT scans focus specifically on the sinuses, which are located around the nose in the front of the head. The cerebellum is in the back of the head. Also, the images on a sinus CT are produced in such a way as to optimize appearance of the bony structures, which makes it hard to see the parts of the brain that happen to show up in the images. ...Read more
Infection: Usually swollen red area could be infection with pus formation. Use neosporin oint locally if you want cover with k-tape and apply heat will soften the area and will be able to drain pus. Mark the redness area with marker pen if this gets bigger get help from your doctor for incision, drainage and oral antibiotics. ...Read more
2yr old has moist lesion along the back crease of his ear; put neosporin after cleaning the area well. What could it be and what's best to treat it??
Need expert opinions about what to do for skin lesion on my fingers and around my outer face, close to the ears all up to my forehead?
Evaluation necessary: Please see a dermatologist-.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a lesion (14x6x6 mm) inferolateral to the right putamen cause tinnitus-like symptoms at left ear although lesion is lateral to medial geniculate?
I've had this external ear canal mass like lesion for about 3 yrs that I can remember. It recently has gotten larger and causing pain.?
ENT surgeon: You have to see an ENT doc, who will evaluate and likely recommend removal of mass with submission to pathologist. ...Read more
Strange bright purple annular lesion behind ear about size of a nickel, regular skin in middle. Slightly elevated. No pain or itching. Ideas?
Evaluation: See an ENT doc or dermatologist for exam, probably biopsy. ...Read more
A few years back the doctors found a silver lesion in my ear canal. Now I was told today that I have a black lesion with roots and its growing up?
A tree grows in: Brooklyn decker's ear? Seriously, get it seen by an ENT or family doctor. By the way, who told you about the "roots"? Was this a doctor? A friend? I would think that you would want this taken care of. ...Read more
I have a lesion between brows, biopsy came back lichen planus sclerosing? Now draining like a cyst. Head is dizzying pain even in sleep, ears get red?!
Your skin: Lesion probably has nothing to do with your other symptoms, so see your doctor to look for other causes of these symptoms. Local drainage might be just normal healing. ...Read more
1 dmd says inter resorption 1 says cavity upper wisdom tooth. No tooth pain but pain in palate, ear, and behind tooth. No redness lesion etc. Ent ear ok?
Endodontist: Allow a specialist to evaluate that tooth for treatment if there is some confusion. ...Read more
Left top of ear in pain and feel a small bump on the actual ear, what can this be? Just felt it today.
Hello, I am wondering what it could be and how should I treat it? My ear has been in extensive amount of pain outside at the bottom and inside top,
My son keeps pinching and rubbing his outer top ear on anything hard. Doesn't seem to be in severe pain but he will ask you to rub them and says it hu?
Need neuro/ENT exam: This set of symptoms are sometimes associated with certain forms of migraines but may also reflect other types of headaches. Inner ear lesions would also need to be excluded. Most of the time, the mechanisms underlying these symptoms are not serious in nature. However, a complete neurological history and examination in this setting is highly recommended. ...Read more
Lymph node: Most likely reactive lymph node. If so, should go away. If persists, see MD. ...Read more
Get checked: A scab or non-healing sore is concerning. If you have a significant history of sun exposure with or without sunscreen use, you could have a small skin cancer. This should be evaluated by an ENT specialist or a dermatologist who can evaluate the scab and perform proper biopsies, if they are warranted. There are several non-cancerous problems that occur in that area that might need biopsy, too. ...Read more
May not be atopic: In general atopic dermatitis responds well to topical steroids. If they are not working at all then it is possible that the diagnosis is not correct. Also, many atopic derm patients may have concomitant bacterial infection in some affected areas. Confirming such a co-existing problem and treating it appropriately will allow the steroids to work better. You probably should be seen. ...Read more
Yes: There are lymph nodes behind the ear. ...Read more
Adjust them: Try having a licensed optician adjust them first. Also there are pads that can be placed on the temples to make them more comfortable. ...Read more
PRE-AURICULAR PITS:: Are small indentations located anterior to helix and superior to tragus of ear (bilateral: 25-50%), represent the most common fusion abnormality of auricular hillocks. Seen in 1% white, 5% black, 10% asian children, with increased frequency in some families. Associated congenital anomalies occur in approx. 1/3rd. Children with preauricular pits or tags are at 5 times the risk of general poulation. ...Read more
What is the name of the small hole you were born with that is found mostly on the top of your ear?
Pre-auricular pit: Is a relatively common finding.Get a more detailed answer ›
When the tip of the top of your ear hurts cause you got socked in your ear what can you do to take the pain away
Pain that would come and go in head was not sharp but not dull between top of ear and temple, not right on my temple, lasted for about 2-3 minutes?
Headaches that: Are brief and intermittent have most often been attributed to irritation or activation of the branches of the trigeminal nerve, a nerve that supplies the side of the face and forehead. Other possible causes include tumor within the brain (usually meningioma or pituitary adenoma), giant cell arteritis, stroke, etc. And imaging should be performed. Treatment often not needed or Rx indomethacin. ...Read more
I have a pain in the back left side of my neck. It hurts to left, up o down but its fine when I turn right! Pain starts at the top of neck below ear?
Strained neck muscle: It sounds like you pulled or strained one of the muscles in the side of your neck. This can happen while you sleep at night, or other times too. It will resolve in a day or two. You can try using a heating pad for 20 minutes. Do some very gentle stretches by looking slowly in the directions it hurts to turn your head. Try some tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain. This will pass soon. ...Read more
See eyeglass tech: This problem can be easily solved by having the eyeglass technician adjust them. You should not attempt this yourself since damage to your frames might occur. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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