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Left side face heavy feeling, tingling tongue, mastoid enfussion, ear pain. Can these be related. Ongoing 1.5 years and no answers.

Left side face heavy feeling, tingling tongue, mastoid enfussion, ear pain. Can these be related. Ongoing 1.5 years and no answers.

Lt facial discomfort: I assume you have been examined by your medical doctor and/or an ENT specialist. Your next step should be an exam by a dentist. The symptoms you are having may be related to tmj/tmd. This is most often due to bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), a bad bite, or loss of teeth. See your dentist or one who specializes in TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Who should I see if I have head/back neck pain? Mastoid was bothering me& now underneath it there's what seems like a swollen lymph..Fam doc or?

Who should I see if I have head/back neck pain? Mastoid was bothering me& now underneath it there's what seems like a swollen lymph..Fam doc or?

Ear Nose and throat : Ent or a general surgeon will be most likely ones to take care of your problem alternatively you can see your primary care doctor to start with then he can refer you to some one in your area good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in mastoid area. What could it be?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What does very minimal fullness in the mastoid cells mean?

What does very minimal fullness in the mastoid cells mean?

Confusing: Fullness in the mastoid is a symptom, and using the term mastoid cells is a radiological diagnosis. I am guessing that your doctor ordered mastoid x-rays and the radiologist identified minimal degree of fluid in the mastoid air cells. The mastoid bone behind your ear only gets involved if you have a middle ear infection (hearing loss). So we need more specific information on your complaint. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a mastoid. Have any of you heard of it?

What to do if I have a mastoid. Have any of you heard of it?

The mastoid is: A normal part of the human anatomy. If you are asking what to do if you have mastoiditis, you will need to see an otolaryngologist or otologist. ...Read more

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Fluid seen in the left mastoid air cells. What does this mean?

Who ordered imaging?: Why not ask the person who ordered the study that revealed this finding? Start there for the answer. Hard to say without knowing your story and seeing the study. ...Read more

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Knot on mastoid process bonbehindeear no other symptoms 31 yr old female been there month or 2 could it be serious or should I worry hasnt got bigger?

Knot on mastoid process bonbehindeear no other symptoms 31 yr old female been there month or 2 could it be serious  or should I worry hasnt got bigger?

This is a common: Area for a cyst or an enlarged lymph node. If it is not tender and you have no ear or scalp issues it is more likely a cyst. You probably should have it looked at by your family doctor. ...Read more