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Lump Behind Ear And Headache
I have an ear ache, clogged and itchy ear, headache and a small lump behind and below my ear that is soft, tender. Inner Ear Infection?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.
Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more
Sudden pain in head and feeling of pressure and dizziness. Almost like sinuses. Now a hard painful lump behind left ear and nausea?
? abscess: See your doctor and find out what it is. ...Read more
Can a sinus or ear infection cause right eye pain, right temple headache, and pulsatile tinnitus in the right ear?
That's a need for MD: Best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. Upper respiratory tract infections may well be due to virus, bacteria, etc. You might try using a netti-pot or nasal saline spray along with a decongestant and nsaid. This sounds like it may be due to sinus disease, in which case the above might well help. ...Read more
Tender area behind left ear with slightly raised lump on the mastoid bone and dull earache with tenderness in ear canal. Is this dangerous/serious?
Mastoiditis: You need to be seen and examined, preferably by an ENT doctor. This could be very severe and dangerous and you should go asap. Good luck and hope this improves quickly. ...Read more
Left ear pain and clogged sensation, pain/drum pops when burping, jaw pain near left ear and congestion. internist saw no ear infection. Ideas? Help!
TMJD / TMD possible: These symptoms could be from such varied causes as low blood sugar, muscle sprain and common cold or allergy. However, one condition that could explain all three of these symptoms is temporo mandibular dysfunction - commonly called "tmj". If you also experience / have experienced one or more of these....Jaw joint soreness, jaw popping noise, difficulty chewing it would tend to confirm tmd /tmjd. ...Read more
Swollen tonsills and ear pain? What is this also habe swlen glands in neck on left side and pain behind left ear like as swollen lymonode back behind my ear
Pain in tragus and bad hearing within inner ear.Small lumps along jawline down to around cheekbones. Jaw pain and stiffness. History of ear infection.
2 months headache on right side mucus feeling in throat pain behind eyes strange feeling on scalp around temple and ear constant mucus in nose ideas?
Allergies?: You may have nasal allergies that are triggering sinus congestion and therefore headaches, you may need to see an allergist. ...Read more
Hard knot behind left ear. Pain when turning neck, blurred vision right eye only, some headaches, feels like pressure in left ear?
Having ear fullness. Also feels like lymph node behind my earlobe next to jaw is swollen. Ear infection?
Right ear infection 8/25.On antibiotic since.Have slight ear pain and headache.loud ringing/muffled sound. Pain behind eyes. Left ear craclking.
See your doctor: 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
Left side headache top of head, facial/check pressure/pain, ear discomfort, tender left side neck and under ear ? Could I have brain tumor?
Likely not tumor: Given your younger age and type of symptoms currently displayed, a brain tumor is less likely. It depends on the frequency and severity of symptoms, but you might consider requesting your doctor to order an MRI brain with and without contrast (it provides better detail of the brain than does the ct). Sinusitis might be a more plausible diagnosis in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in left ear and up around left temple and forehead. Left head and temple are warm and tender to the touch; throat sore yesterday; no congestion?
I have a small hard lump behind my right ear. I have headaches nausea, and dizziness. It doesn't hurt to the touch... What is it?
Likely a lymph node: There are a number of lymph nodes scattered around the back of the head and neck where they are easily found. At rest they may be the size of a pea and when stimulated they are often bean sized or larget.Size often changes over weeks & often reflects bug bits, skin rashes or throat irritation, it is not likely related to headaches, nausea or dizziness. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more
Could I have lymphoma? Bad headaches for few weeks, small lump behind ear (firm but moves slightly), tiredness and breathlessness?
Have it checked out: Sounds like a small lymph node, which for a 19 year old is most likely completely normal. However, if you are having other symptoms and are concerned for a cancerous process, have it checked out. The bump may or may not be related to your other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends what you mean by "normal".....Aa lump behind the ear may be a lymph node that is enlarged...That is normal as it is doing its job. If it is infected it will be tender. It may or may not be related to a sharp headache. Your symptoms are best evaluated in a visit with your physician so you can be examined more details obtained. This is hard to answer without seeing you. ...Read more
I have a rock hard painful lump behind my ear on my head. No symptoms and haven't been ill. Slight headache ?
Maybe: a cyst or lymph node. Your physician can help diagnose if it persists. Take care. ...Read more
I have 3 hard, painful lumps on the bone behind my right ear. Im starting to get a slight headache and a little naseas. What is it?
Symptoms :knot behind ear size of quarter, headaches every day, slurring speech, mind in a fog.Hormone imbalance don't know if related. What is this?
Was stacking wood got slight headache just behind ear jaw area hurt a bit to swallow what could it be caused by?
I have a small pea sized lump behind my r ear that appeared on friday it hurts when I touch it I have a headache and body aches also?
I have a painful lump behind my right ear. Wasnt painful at first. But now is getting bigger and painful and am having really bad headaches.
Get checked : You must have it checked. It could be a cyst or abscess . Both can be be easily treated , though without an exam and seeing this "lump" it is difficult to make an accurate diagnosis . See your doctor for a physical exam , he/she will determine what it is , treatment or alternatively determine if it requires referral to see a specialist or not . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up hard painful lump on upper back side of my head. It’s behind my ear & my whole body is itching. My apartment is infested with spiders. I have a headache on that side with the lump and the pain is all around the area of lump & also my right ey?
Headache. By my right temple, above eye and behind ear. Gets a lot worse when i bend over. What could it be?!
Headache evaluation: Many headaches get worse with bending, including sinus headache and headaches associated with viruses. If the headache is severe you should seek medical attention. For less severe headaches, it is reasonable to start the evaluation with your medical physician, and they can rule out some causes and refer you to appropriate specialists as indicated, and start treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard lump behind my left ear but not in the ear itself, it is located in my lower skull. I got light headaches for a week or 2.
Hit on head 2 days ago by piece of metal, have awful headache/lump on head and just woken up with pain behind right ear below the bone. Help?
Get evaluated: I would highly recommend going and getting evaluated with imaging to rule out a brain bleed with or without skull fracture. These can be rather insidious and come on slowly and then very suddenly and sometimes even cause death if not treated in a timely manner. Time is of the essence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What symptoms can come from having a migrain or cluster headache at age 18.(location: left side from mid forehead to behind ear.. On left side)?
Several: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have a lump behind my ear and it hurts when you touch it or around it, I have a really bad headache and my neck has started to hurt should I worry?
You see MD: It is possible you have an infection. You should see your physician. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with two lumps behind my ear. They are rock hard and tender to touch. I have also had a bad headache all day. What could it be ?
Tender lymph nodes: Could be tender lymph nodes. Usually, it is seen with infection in middle ear or even in the mastoid area. Mastoid are pockets of air cells behind our ears in the scalp. Sometimes with infection in the area, it would cause headaches, fever and other symptoms. So, it may be a simple ear infection or worse, mastoiditis. ...Read more
I got a hard lump at my lower skull behind my ear, not painful when touched, got fever last night, light headaches, ?
Swollen lymph: Gland with a fever and headache may indicate infection - viral or bacterial. You can observe for now and do supportive management- bed rest, plenty of fluids, fever and pain medicine as needed . You may be coming down with a throat infection, sinus infection or viral illness.I if condition worsened, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
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