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Scalp Soreness And Earache
Have what I believe to be a tonsil papilloma experiencing earache, tooth pain night sweats sore throat hoarse voice. Reason to worry it's cancer?
Possible, but your age suggests non-cancer.
See ENT surgeon for exam, recommendations. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Toothache, ear ache, sensitive scalp, sore throat, throat feels cold when breathing. What could cause this?
For 3 days, I have had a very painful scalp, sore throat started today. Some ear pain and some jaw pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works on the scalp pain. Any ideas?
Pain: Pain is your bodies way of texting you that there's something wrong. It may be infection. It may be muscle/joint dysfunction. It may be parafunctional habits. If problem getting worse, the severity of the problem is increasing. Call both your dentist and your physician for initial examinations. They may rx your problem (s) and/or refer you to specialists for further evaluation and testing. ...Read more
Rolled off bed hit my head on side table corner about a week ago. No bruise, no bump, scalp swelling still hurts. Headaches, jaw pain, ear ache?
See your Doctor: If you are still having pain after a week, it will be a good idea to evaluate with your physician. In my opinion, any pain lasting more than a week should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (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 very sore, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). The doctor will also look into the ears to check for an ear infection. ...Read more
Need: Examination. Could be an infection or congestion ...Read more
I've had a toothache for a few weeks now on the lower and upper left side. Past two days I've been dealing with now a earache, headache and sore throa?
I've had a slight earache/pain for 3-4 days. I recently noticed when I turned my head to the left my right lymph node is sore and semi swollen. Help!
See an ENT: Have your ear and neck examined by a board certified otolaryngologist ...Read more
Pain reliever: Over-the-counter pain relievers such as Ibuprofen and acetominophen will help with the aches and pains associated with a respiratory infection but be sure to follow the directions on the label. Alternatively, you may try a warm compress on your ear such as a washcloth heated with warm tapwater to relieve the pain. A doctor can prescribe pain-relieving drops if these remedies don't help. ...Read more
I have had what I thought was a cold, but the cough is so bad I can't sleep N the sore throat N earache are horrible N e suggestions would be welcome?
I have had a sore throat for 5 days, earache in both ears, fever up to 103, chills, body aches, and flu and strep was negative. I’ve had mono before so it’s likely not that. Also my neck is stiff but that may just be the ear probs. Any help?
Fever and URI: Hard to answer without more information but be sure to get re-examined if still ill ...Read more
I've had a headache for 3 days! The pain is all round my head but the worst pain in my forehead! I feel dizzy when I stand up and I have an earache in both ears, a tight chest and extremely sore throat! My headache, throat and chest are the worst though, e
Viral syndrome: It sounds like your symptoms are more than you can handle at home. You've tried taking over-the-counter therapies like Paracetamol? You should call your doc since you have dizziness and could be dehydrated. I recommend chicken soup, fluids, and REST until you can be seen. You need something for the chest too-like an inhaler (albuterol). Limit stress and sleep well to avoid these type of infections ...Read more
My 8 yr old is complaining of sore ears. Not inside her ears like with an earache. No other apparent symptoms. Should I be concerned at all?
I have reoccuring sore heads for 6 months at left temple, minor left earache and lump under left jaw that comes and goes?
Med eval: After 6 months without resolution, evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more
Wondering if I should go to the doctor? Had a cough for 3 weeks earache congestion headache very tired sore thoart feels like it swollen
See a doc!: You;ve been sick long enough and are not getting better. Get seen or consider a Healthtap Prime Virtual Consult, which is designed to treat illnesses just like this. You can do a virtual consult, now from the comfort of your home, by video, audio or text. Just be sure to fill out your health history in detail before consulting. DIf your virtual examining physician can then treat you, if indicated ...Read more
Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more