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Dr. Scott J. Diede answered:

My daughter (9) has a bump on the right side of head behind her ear. It is solid but goes down sometimes. Not painful are all. Any idea?

Lymph node

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Most likely it is a lymph node. A lymph node normally will increase in size during an infection somewhere in the general area of the lymph node. For example, an enlarged lymph node behind the ear is frequently caused by an infection somewhere on the scalp (like ringworm) or by irritated or flaky skin (like seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff). If it gets painful, or red or grows, see doc.
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Dr. Mark C. Loury answered:

I have an inflamation on the lower part of my right side of head & have another round hard inflamation just behind my ear which is painful.Pls explain?

Probable lymph node

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I'm not sure exactly where the inflammation is on your head but if it is above and/or behind the ear then the bump behind the ear is probably a lymph node enlarged because it is involved or affected area will drain toward it. Try warm compresses but if continues for more than a few days then may need antibiotics
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Suddenly got small lump formed on front right side of head, painful when touched, causing headaches, neck pain, ear ache and nausea. What is it?!

Several things

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Cyst, abscess, etc.... it will need to be examined to know for sure.
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Dr. Atif Haque answered:

Pain on left side of head behind ear after got hit there. Should I be worried about concussions?

Possibly

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If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out.
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My 2 year old son went to the dr. and has swollen lymph node on left side of head , behind left ear and 2 on left side of neck, blood work was done ?

Blood Results Help

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The most common diagnoses are viral or bacterial when lymph nodes are present in this area. Rarely Candida and other fungi can erupt with lymph node swelling. Very rarely a malignancy can start this way, but it is very uncommon. The blood test will usually give information to help with a diagnosis and rule at other possibilities.
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Dr. Bahman Omrani answered:

My neck hurts on left side when I turn my head I get a pain in left side of head and ear sometime. What might make this happen?

Cervicogenic otalgia

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This may be caused by a pulled or sprain muscle that attached to your neck to the outlying bones of the ear. Referred pain from an irritated or pinched nerve can also cause this. Other conditions are possible. You should see your doctor for an exam to make sure its nothing more serious and to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

Tinnitus in left side of head, loss of hearing in left ear and clumsyness ent are sending me for an MRI scan what could they be looking for?

MRI

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Your symptoms could possibly be caused by a fibroma or an acoustical neuroma
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throbbing sometimes in left side of head, ear pressure/fullness, weird taste in mouth, itchy palms, any ideas?

ALLERGY OR MIGRAINS

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FOOD OR ENVIRONMENTAL ALLERGIES CAN CAUSE THESE SYMPTOMS. SOMETIMES MIGRAINS CAN BE TRIGGERED BY ALLERGIES AND CAUSE THESE SYMPTOMS AS WELL
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Dr. William Golden answered:

Mild ache left side of head sometimes left ear pain or eye pain, what to do?

Left side head pain

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One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, Stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities. As far as the ear pain, that could be tension. But see a physician for an evaluation.
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Have pain on left side of head just over the ear?

TMJ?

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Make sure you get checked by your PCP to make sure you have a normal neurological exam. Tug on your ear, doubtful that you have a ear infection. Most likely you have TMJ, esp if you grind your teeth, (ask your sig other)
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