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Red, sore throat with white spots after ear and nose draining (got water in my ear). Runny nose off and on. Had some tonsil stones. Should I see doc?

Red, sore throat with white spots after ear and nose draining (got water in my ear). Runny nose off and on. Had some tonsil stones. Should I see doc?

Yes: Get checked out given the number of disease conditions you have. Undigested food particles point to an malabsorption problem which requires further investigation as well. ...Read more

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I woke up 3 days ago with a severe sore throat and a headache. Throat is dark red, glands are swollen, ears are aching. No cold or flu like symptoms?

I woke up 3 days ago with a severe sore throat and a headache. Throat is dark red, glands are swollen, ears are aching. No cold or flu like symptoms?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or the "flu" (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Hi for several years I have had IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube..ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a

Hi for several years I have had  IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube..ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces  and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a

Sounds allergy : typically such problems are caused by environmental allergy like foods and inhalant allergy like dust molds pollens. Search for dr Majid Ali and bowel disease on YouTube. Also visit us at www.ehacstl.com how to treat the underlying cause. You do not need to suffer with IBS. I TELL my patients that when you treat the cause of IBS you can easily drop I from IBS AND you are left with...? ...Read more

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I am suffering from really sore inflamed spots at base of hairline and ears . What can i use to reduce the soreness and redness of these?

I am suffering from really sore inflamed spots at base of hairline and ears . What can i use to reduce the soreness and redness of these?

Folliculitis: probable folliculitis. an inflammation of the base of the hair follicle: I suggest 1% topical hydrocortisone cream to the affected areas- a light film applied topically AM/PM for 5-7 days and avoid any new shampoo or conditioner for 3 days. ...Read more

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Behind both ear redness sore crack what is it how to treat it tried all lotions ?

Behind both ear redness sore crack  what is it how to treat it tried all lotions
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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. ...Read more

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Soft mobile lump side of right ear near lobe had it for a month now its not red or tender and no other symptoms what can it be and should it go away?

Soft mobile lump side of right ear near lobe had it for a month now its not red or tender and no other symptoms what can it be and should it go away?

Cyst: This bump is probably an uninflamed cyst....However, you should have it verified by a dermatologist.You may or may not want to have it surgically removed. You want to be sure that is all it is. Depending on the size and if it's growing you may decide to remove it. ...Read more

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What would cause the cartilage in my ear to be sore for 3 weeks ?

What would cause the cartilage in my ear to be sore for 3 weeks ?

Sore cartilage: Could be an infection due to bacteria or inflammation due to long term damage or sun called chondrodermatitis nodularis chronicus helices. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my ear it is at the bottom inside and pretty sore ?

I have a bump in my ear it is at the bottom inside and pretty sore ?

Could be: an infection, so get to your doctor for proper treatment, especially if pain is severe or persistent. ...Read more

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On Sunday night my ear on the Tragus realy hurts and now it's red and sore what is this ?

Local infection: Sounds like this is a local infection. May want to see your doc if local warm packs do not resolve this quickly or if you find it is spreading. ...Read more

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I have a bump behind ear what is it its red and sore and its small, I've had it for a week now,

I have a bump behind ear what is it its red and sore and its small, I've had it for a week now,

Depending : Depending on the location behind your ear, two possibilities could be an enlarged lymph node (although this shouldn't turn red) or a cyst. If it becomes large, hot, on has purulent drainage you may need to get it assessed for infection. ...Read more

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There is a weird formation in my ear. What do you think this is? There's no redness and it's been there for about a month. It just started hurting recently. It's a lump in the lobe of my ear.

There is a weird formation in my ear. What do you think this is? There's no redness and it's been there for about a month. It just started hurting recently. It's a lump in the lobe of my ear.

Lump ear lobule: Lobular lumps are commonly one of two things- scar tissue or sebaceous cysts. With the recent history of pain. You can be developing an infection. See your primary care doctor for management. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my ear and it is sore to touch what is this ?

I have a hard lump in my ear and it is sore to touch what is this ?

epidermal cyst: This is a hair follicle tumor that is filling with keratin proteins and distending the follicle to form a sack. The lesion may feel like a hard pea that is moveable within the tissue. The only way to get rid of it is surgical. It is sore to touch because some of the material is leaking out of the sack and acting like a foreign substance. Go to your dermatologist who will cut it out! ...Read more

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Helix of ear has a split weeping sore. Also painful swollen red?

Helix of ear has a split weeping sore.  Also painful swollen red?

See ohysician: High risk area for cancer if occurred spontaneously. Sounds infected needs treatment and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Every time i yawn, i get a sharp pain in my ear and it's so sore, what is this, what to do?

Every time i yawn, i get a sharp pain in my ear and it's so sore, what is this, what to do?

TMD: When you yawn, you open your mouth wide and the mandible (lower jaw) comes forward and may irritate the jaw joint. It is not pain in the ear but more likely pain in the temporo-mandibular joint. See your dentist for confirmation. Remember, if you have an earache and your hearing has not changed, it is virtually never the ear that is causing the pain. ...Read more

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I wake up every morning feeling very sore an achy on my right side of head and ear i feel like a swooshing sound in my ear and i get very foggy p.Help?

I wake up every morning feeling very sore an achy on my right side of head and ear i feel like a swooshing sound in my ear and i get very foggy p.Help?

Lots of Causes: There are many conditions which can cause those symptoms. However, in my experience, the most common and also the easiest to treat is a night-time habit of clenching and grinding your teeth. You may not even be aware of this behavior. Your dentist can help you with that quickly and easily. If that is not the cause or doesn't resolve the issue, you should then see an ENT and go from there. ...Read more

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My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

No: You may have an infection. See your medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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