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Pain in tragus and bad hearing within inner ear.Small lumps along jawline down to around cheekbones. Jaw pain and stiffness. History of ear infection.

Pain in tragus and bad hearing within inner ear.Small lumps along jawline down to around cheekbones. Jaw pain and stiffness. History of ear infection.

Likely ear infection: If you have had multiple ear infections, you could have something more serious occurring, such as a cholesteatoma. I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more

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Pain behind the ear and in upper jaw with swollen glands what causes this?

Pain behind the ear and in upper jaw with swollen glands what causes this?

Likely infection: Pain such as the one you are reporting can occur by a nearby infection such as sinusitis, sore throat, skin infection etc. If such complaints are experienced then one should definitely see their physician to be worked up the various causes. ...Read more

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Tender area behind left ear with slightly raised lump on the mastoid bone and dull earache with tenderness in ear canal. Is this dangerous/serious?

Tender area behind left ear with slightly raised lump on the mastoid bone and dull earache with tenderness in ear canal.  Is this dangerous/serious?

Mastoiditis: You need to be seen and examined, preferably by an ENT doctor. This could be very severe and dangerous and you should go asap. Good luck and hope this improves quickly. ...Read more

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Pealing and soreness behind ears?

Pealing and soreness behind ears?

Possible rash : Rashes are best treated by first determining the cause. I would recommend that you see your family practice physician since rashes are difficult to diagnose online. ...Read more

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I have pain on the rt side of my head just above the ear, behind the ear and sometimes on my cheek in front of the ear also sometimes between eyebrow?

I have pain on the rt side of my head just above the ear, behind the ear and sometimes on my cheek in front of the ear also sometimes between eyebrow?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Causes of pain and swelling along jawline under the ear?

Causes of pain and swelling along jawline under the ear?

Parotid gland?: Pain and swelling along the jawline and below the ear sounds to me like it could be due to the parotid salivary gland, which is right there. Could be many things wrong with the gland, from infection to sjogren's syndrome to a salivary gland stone. If it's due to the gland, it'll probably be worse right after you eat, since that's when the gland is stimulated to contract and release saliva. ...Read more

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Sore jaw on the right side, sore throat on the right side, along with having a ruptured ear drum. Would the soreness likely go away once the ear heals?

Sore jaw on the right side, sore throat on the right side, along with having a ruptured ear drum. Would the soreness likely go away once the ear heals?

Yes or NO: Go see an ENT doctor now. This may be some complications that just an ear healing will not take care of and may take an extra long time to heal and still not solve the complicating situations. ...Read more

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Lump below ear behind jaw causing pain in jaw and the side of face.Had extraction and root left in my gums.

Lump below ear behind jaw causing pain in jaw and the side of face.Had extraction and root left in my gums.

Infection: Sounds like there is still infection in the area where the root is retained. Contact the dr. Whom extracted the tooth as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsills and ear pain? What is this also habe swlen glands in neck on left side and pain behind left ear like as swollen lymonode back behind my ear

Swollen tonsills and ear pain? What is this also habe swlen glands in neck on left side and pain behind left ear like as swollen lymonode back behind my ear

Tonsillitis.: You may have Tonsillitis., however it could be either bacterial or viral and treatment may be different depending on that . The swollen neck glands are your lymph glands trying to fight the infection. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Ear canal swollen and same ear and eye on left side bumps all over and itchiness. Could there be something in ear or just allergic reaction.?

Ear canal swollen and same ear and eye on left side bumps all over and itchiness. Could there be something in ear or just allergic reaction.?

Allergic reaction: The itchy bumps imply an allergic reaction and should respond to some over the counter cortisone cream, but swelling of the ear canal usually means an outer ear infection (such as "swimmer's ear") and usually ear drops would be prescribed. Occasionally white vinegar or hydrogen peroxide can be used for mild swimmer's ear. ...Read more

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I have tightness in my jaw neck and ears hurt and seem full, popping and creaking of the jaw diziness and also swelling behind the ears, also throat?

I have tightness in my jaw neck and ears hurt and seem full, popping and creaking of the jaw diziness and also swelling behind the ears, also throat?

See a periodontist: You describe symptoms of temperomandibular joint dysfunction commonly called tmjoint if it is the periodontist should be able to get you better. ...Read more

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