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Pain In The Back Of My Head Behind Ear
What to do if I have a severe pain on the back of my head behind my left ear. Could it be a lymph node?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
I have a pain towards the back of my head behind my left ear whenever I jump that feels like a ball bouncing up and down.
What type of doctor should I see for a sharp, shooting pain on the back of my head behind my right ear?
Shooting pain: See your regular family doctor for an examination to sort out the cause of your shooting pain. The pain could be coming from your head or neck area or from the ear. ...Read more
I have pain back of my head, specially behind my ear. My doctor recommend me over-the-counter pain med. It's not working. Who should I see or what do?
I will get a pain going down the back side of my head (behind the ears) when I smile alot or when I've been out in cold weather. Mostly on the right?
I have a slight throbbing pain at the back left side of my head, behind left ear it comes and goes, what is it?
Hit left ear back of head behind ear lower head left side hard on brothers shoulder 3 days ago still bit of pain that side and when I touch any damage?
Wait a little longer to see if there remains any pain.
This type of trauma usually is painful but not that destructive. If it persist see your doc. ...Read more
SIDE OF HEAD: SIDE OF JUST ABOVE AND BEHIND THE EAR ...Read more
Soreness behind ear on top of head and next to temple ride my bike about 30 km to work everyday with a bag on my back - could it be neck problem?
Tension: Could be muscle tension from the bag transmitted to that area, however given the location. Near the temple you need to see your doctor to rule out a potentially dangerous condition called temporal arteries which can affect your vision. If left untreated can cause blindness on the side which is irreversible. ...Read more
19 month old son has marble sized lump behind ear and two smaller ones on back of head all feel fixed and quite hard no other symptoms but im worried?
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them. If you feel around you should find several the size of a pea ; sometimes bigger. They can increase to the size of a big peanut if stimulated by local factors, illness or vaccines. I would just monitor it or have doc see it during regular visit. ...Read more
Hard immobile painful lymph node in back of head above hair line and another right behind ear lobe. Both are painful. Possible causes?
What could be the cause of neck and behind ear, on the bone, pain when breath in or when my head goes back or forward? Pcp found nothing wrong.
Do you have rheumatd: First we need to know if you have a confirmed diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (ra)? If you do, then this neck pain can be related to RA and should respond to pain meds that you have used for treating your ra. You need to ask your treating doctor about how to manage the neck problem which can arise from arthritic problem in your cervical spine (neck). Tylenol (acetaminophen) take every 6 hourly would help for now. ...Read more
I keep getting a stabbing/shooting pain in my right ear and a burning pain in my head at the back behind ear but a bit further round. Its not constant?
Eval: This warrants medical evaluation by either your personal physician or an otolaryngologist. Take care. ...Read more
Son has swollen nodes back of head behind ear neck + groin 6mnths doctor reffered to pediatrictian it 6 week wait shuld I be worried no other symptoms
I had a skin infection on my head 3 to 4 weeks ago This was believed to cause swelling behind both ears and in one side of my neck anywhere behind ear was a bad pain as well as welling. I took meds and went back to normal infection me went away on head an
Normal: Lymph node reaction to infection. I assume you were treated.- if it come back, see PCP immediately. ...Read more
Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?
Feels like bone:
Your doctor's comment does not make sense. Did she/he make any attempt to get an x-ray of draw lab tests?
If not, find another doctor. ...Read more
Pain behind eyes, pain in forehead, and whooshing sound on and off in left ear. Had normal CAT scan a year ago. Should I go back? Pain is worse.
I have a VERY painful rash w/ weepy blisters behind my ear. Very bad neck & back pain. Rash spread across forehead @ hairline. Headaches. Nauseous.?
Shingles?: You may want to get seen as you may have shingles which can spread to the area near the eyes. Please get seen ASAP! ...Read more
Large hard mass behind my 11 year old right ear, abnormal bruises, nausea, back pain, night sweats, bloody nose a few times this month. No appetite?
Fatigue, 2 lumps on neck one by thyroid and 1 behind ear, nausea, back pain, feel like puking after eating and stabbing pain by stomach what could be?
See your doctor: It could be many things ranging from benign to dangerous causes: viral/bacterial infection, hyperthyroidism, tumor, cancer...Any lumps that don't go away need to be investigated to rule out possible cancerous process. Please see your doctor to investigate these signs and symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
Fatigue, 2 lumps on neck one by thyroid and 1 behind ear, nausea, back pain, feel like puking after eating and stabbing pain by stomach what could it be?
Neck lumps: The lump behind your ear is almost definitely a lymph node. The lump by the thyroid could also be a lymph node. I suspect an infectious rather than a thyroid source of your symptoms. A physical exam will help. ...Read more
Pain behind ear back of neck fom one side for months comes and goes no other symptoms. Sometimes stiff bust mostly pain?
Arthritis?: The location of the pain behind the ear and upper neck is where several muscles attach to the mastoid process, the bone behind the ear. This pain is not related to the ear but most likely is myositis (muscle pain) or arthritis, or tendinitis. Heat, muscle relaxants may help. If not see a specialist in the field of arthritis. ...Read more
I have tiny pimple size bump on back of ear (it's not a lympnh node behind ear) it's an actual tiny bump on back of ear. Looks like it's under skin.
Bump behind ear: This could represent a cyst. It is best to have it evaluated by your doctor as we can not see it or examine it on health tap. ...Read more
Had acute mastoiditis months ago. I occasionally get sharp pains in/behind ear and temple. Does that sound like it's coming back? Unrelated? Thanks.
If your pain is: On same side, it could mean recurrent or incompletely treated infection. You should see your doctor again or ENT specialist for this. Could be something serious. ...Read more
Hard lump behind ear and on back of neck for over a month. Feeling very tired and nauseous. Should I be concerned?
Need evaluation: Hard lumps can be caused by many things. Most causes are temporary and will resolve, like an enlarged lymph node in response to a local infection. However hard lumps it can be found with more serious illness like lymphoma or leukemia. Its very important that you go for evaluation ASAP, especially since you have been feeling tired. Losing weight or having fevers at night are other concerning signs ...Read more
Day 9 of 10 of Amoxicillin course for ear infection. Have had little pain since day 3. Today feeling pain behind ear. Normal or should I go back to Dr?
Ear pain: Since you cannot be assessed over the internet the answer is obvious. See the doctor and make sure that you are not developing mastoid infection, or some other issue is present. Good luck and hope this turns out to be a minor issue. ...Read more
Bloods came back- all fine regarding bloods and liver function. Found a hard lump behind ear connected to my neck? I have minimal symptoms at the mo.
Hi getting comfortable on bed, laying on side. Felt something twitch in neck (behind ear near the the back) have sinus infection & anxiety. Idea?
- Talk to a doctor online
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