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Posteriorly Rotated Ears
Rotated ears: Low-set ears are often posteriorly rotated. This dysmorphic feature can be associated with a number of medical conditions. ...Read more
Why does the bone posterior to my ears on both sides always make sound while i chew? (No pain)
Is that normal?
Spider bite: Hello. Yes, a spider bite can induce posterior lymph node activation and swelling. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
ENT: you should be seen by ent doctor ...Read more
I have painful bump/boil apprx .75 inch in size near posterior hairline on head behind ear. It happens every 1-2 months @ exact spot. Why & wht to do?
Is a lympf node supraclavicular or cervical posterior if its located behind the ear nibble but straight down in the fossa? few mm, u cant see it, ok?
Neither: A lymph node located behind the ear is a postauricular lymph node and is not in the supraclavicular or posterior cervical chains. It would raise concern if it increases in size or new lymph glands appear. ...Read more
Posterior cervical node is pea sized, ENT says tonsillitis. I had no symptoms except for ear soreness is that common?
If lymph node: is less than 1 cm, it is most likely insignificant. If it persists or enlarges, go back to ENT for recheck. ...Read more
I have bilateral swelling behind my ears that is shaped like a long vessel. There is no pain. Is this my posterior auricular vein or lymph node?
Mastoid: Most likely it is your mastoid process. Normal finding. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node under jaw. Dr said its from a mild ear infection. Now just felt another pea sized lymph node which is a posterior cervical node. ?
May be normal.: Lymph nodes sometimes swell and get painful without an obvious cause. When nodes are "stony" hard, very large or progressively increasing in size and number we try to find a source. Localized lymph edema (LA) is usually related to trauma or infection in the local area as your doc suggests. Generalized LA may represent HIV / TB or infectious mono. ...Read more
Posterior auricular lymph node is swollen, not painful. Have had earaches & drainage. Wisdom teeth are coming in, too. Is it ear infection or teeth?
I had a sudden shock-like feeling on the posterior side of my head while doing pec-fly exercise in gym.And have a dull pain since then.Is it serious ?
Doubtful: This sounds like a sprained muscle/tendon, and should improve with time and ice andanti-inflammatories and avoidance of aggravating activities. If symptoms do not improve with time, then see a physician to evaluate for possible less common causes such as a disc herniation. ...Read more
What is a enthesopathic fibrocystic foci on the posterior of the humeral head (associated with lots of pain in my shoulder)?
Humeral Cysts: Cystic changes are seen in the head of the humerus on MRI scan of the mature shoulder in the bone marrow of the greater tuberosity where the rotator cuff tendons insert. In medicine, an enthesopathy refers to any disorder involving the attachment of a tendon or ligament to a bone called an enthesis. When inflamed it is called enthesitis. By age 50 partial tears of the RCT are seen on many MRI's. ...Read more
I had bil. posterior shoulder dislocations and bil. Fx. of the head of the humurs. I need something that hooks in front and takes pressur off my shoul?
I have swelling on one side of my posterior skull. I had a head injury many years back. I had c-t scan also. Can this swelling develop into tumor?
Soft tissue swelling doesn't usually develop into a malignancy but need to know why you have the swelling. Is it new?
You should be examined carefully. ...Read more
Type lll slap and posterior decentering of the humeral head with evidenceof repetitive trabecular impaction capsular destention meaning and treatment?
Bucket-handle tear.: A type III SLAP lesion consists of a bucket-handle tear of the cartilage around the shoulder socket (glenoid labrum) with an intact biceps tendon. This type of labral lesion is stable and usually treated by arthroscopic debridement, although you may need capsular tightening due to the repetitive strain on your shoulder capsule. Your surgeon will be able to answer your questions more specifically. ...Read more