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Red Dots Behind Ears
Have heartburn/tight chest & full body rash (itchy, little red dots, irritating behind ear)- flu shot given 5 days ago, s/s started 1 day later.?
Viral exanthem: This could be a viral rash, but you can't discount other possible causes exanthems can be caused by toxins or drugs, microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease. It could be related to the flu shot, but not necessarily. A visit to the medical doctor could be warranted here.
I have many little red dots all behind my ear and my neck and it's spreading onto my cheeks. Could this be an allergic reaction? I was around horses
My five year old has itchy red dots on the back of her neck, head, and behind her ears what could it be?
Seborrhea? Eczema?: If she had cradle cap as an infant and has had episodes of dry skin and/or dandruff, she may have Seborrheic Dermatitis (unknown etiology), it may tend to worsen and improve spontaneously. Another likely possibility is Eczema or Atopic Dermatits, which may flare up with weather change, stress, use of harsh shampoos, soaps or detergents. Both may get superinfected with bacteria or fungus. See MD.
My 8 yr old so has raised red dots on his face, butt, and a few on his back and chest and behind his ears. What could this be?
8 yo rash: It is important to describe the red dots a little more. Do they start off like pimples? Do the evolve to form sores or crust? Are they spreading over the body? The biggest concern in kids & summertime are bug bites that get infected and spread like wild fire (called "impetigo"). This needs an antibiotic like keflex. Simple bug bites are another possibility. Heat rash is another (inflamed pores).
My mom got bit on the arm when she was outside. She told me that when she got bit started out as a little red dot then it swelled up. Now she has two MORE bumps, a big one on her head and a smaller one behind her ear. They are very tender to the touch and
Bit by what??: Prob best to have an exam and get a correct answer. This format is not ideal for DXing this kind of question.
Likely ringworm: It is likely to be a fungus infection like ringworm or athlete's foot, but it happens behind the ears. Get medicine for athlete's foot (lotrimin (clotrimazole) is one, there are several others). Apply a little of the cream to the area and rub it in twice a day and it should clear in 3-5 days. Use the cream again at the first sign of the rash coming back.
Found a pea sized hard knot behind left ear (almost touching ear) only slightly painful when touches, no redness or fluid or anything, just the knot?
Lymph node or cyst: This is probably a lymph node behind your ear, or it can also be a cyst. Keep close attention to it in the next few days, if it does not go away, have your primary doctor check it.
Plz help. The mastoid (the part of it exactly behind the ear. Near the the start of jaw.)hurts when I press a little hard. No redness. I have rhinitis?
The mastoid tip (the part of it exactly behind the ear. Near the the start of jaw.)hurts when I press a little hard. No redness. Chronic rhinitis?
For months I've had skin redness and inflammation behind my ears, where my skin is very fine and delicate clear liquid comes out that becomes a crust?
This could be a: Contact rash from earrings, but also could be eczema. The fluid is because of the inflammation of the layers of skin, which then causes the fluid to build up and the outer layer of skin to leak the fluid out (called serous fluid). You should see your doctor or a dermatologist; either should be able to help you with this problem.See 1 more doctor answer
Son, almost 3, has redness/rash behind and around his ears. Haven't changed anything and he has had a cold (no fever). Says it itches. Any ideas?
Rash on top of outer ear and behind. - redness -swelling -warm to touch -burning -itching -pain -small bumps large knot slightly under lobe?
3yr old daughter has lump on neck behind ear more close to hair line was red but redness has slimmed family member said could be built up ear wax?
I noticed a hard lump behind my ear about six months ago that has grown. It feels like cartlidge and it is painless. No ear infection. No redness.
See ent: See ENT doctor to rule out cyst, tumor or other malady.
How do you treat a recurring rash (redness, dry, itchy, scaly, flaky) around the mouth/nose/cheeks/behind ears that gets worse when feeling stressed?
I had cervical spine surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago. I have pain, swelling, redness and itching behind my left ear. Could theybe related?
See your surgeon: Not sure if you had an anterior or posterior approach, but this sounds like it would be away from most cervical spine incisions. This might have been the site of one of the skull pins to hold your neck stable, a traction pin, one of the monitoring leads often used during spine surgery, or a staple in the drape. Check with your surgeon.See 3 more doctor answers
1 dmd says inter resorption 1 says cavity upper wisdom tooth. No tooth pain but pain in palate, ear, and behind tooth. No redness lesion etc. Ent ear ok?
Endodontist: Allow a specialist to evaluate that tooth for treatment if there is some confusion.See 1 more doctor answer