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Doctor insights on: Lupus A Faint Earache Swollen Lymph Glands Behind The Ear

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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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I have a swollen lymph node behind my ear I already know that i could have a pituitary gland tumour is my lymph node swollen because it's the tumour?

I have a swollen lymph node behind my ear I already know that i could have a pituitary gland tumour is my lymph node swollen because it's the tumour?

No, not true: Pituitary tumors do not spread into neck nodes...so you can get that out of your mind. Unless the neck node is bigger than 1 cm and growing in size, you can wait and watch. Otherwise go show it to your Primary care doctor for his/her opinion. ...Read more

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Lower lymph node behind ear is swollen. Have had earaches & drainage, but wisdom teeth are coming in, too. Is it an ear infection or the wisdom teeth?

Lower lymph node behind ear is swollen. Have had earaches & drainage, but wisdom teeth are coming in, too. Is it an ear infection or the wisdom teeth?

Ear infection: Most likey you have an ear infection because your ear has drainage & you have earache swollen, painful post auricular lymph node. You could be having wisdom tooth too. Please see your doctor ASAP. Feel better ...Read more

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I have burning bulging sensation in the veins in my arms and hands? Swollen lymp nodes behind left ear.swollen jaw. Neg Lupus test.

I have burning bulging sensation in the veins in my arms and hands? Swollen lymp nodes behind left ear.swollen jaw. Neg Lupus test.

Not a simple problem: this is not a simple problem. Each of these could be separate medical problems and they may not all go together. You will need to clarify this with your physician ...Read more

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I have lupus, swollen lymph nodes, and recently got a fever, my right ear is stuffy nd popping doesn't work.

I have lupus, swollen lymph nodes, and recently got a fever, my right ear is stuffy nd popping doesn't work.

Treatment needed: With lupus all infections and fevers need to be looked at and if necessary treated. See your primary M.D. Or rheumatologist. It sounds like an ear infection. ...Read more

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