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Swelling Around The Ear
I have swelling around my ear and I have fever its been more than a week. Is this anything serious m in dubai and the visitor fee is very high?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
My mom gets these painfull swellings around her ears whenever she eats anything cold.What could be the problem?
Parotid gland: The swellings are most likely swelling of the parotid glands, as that is the only gland-like structure in front of the ear that could be related to eating. I do not think this is any thing serious, but would certainly recommend a head and neck surgeon for diagnosis and possible treatment. ...Read more
Abnormal swelling around the face with ear ache and throat pain.what could it be? An ear infection or cancer? Under the jaw swelling also.age 48
Facial swelling: It is hard to say what you have in this kind of forum. It could be as benign as a cold or something more serious. Go see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an infected cyst on my head and swelling of the glands around my ear - could they be connected?
Quite likely: Lymph nodes connected to an area of infection do get large and may be painful. In severe cases, abscess may form in the lymph node. Please have your infected cyst treated promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are my glands swelling and sore around my ears, front and back of my neck? Feeling like i'm getting a temperature too
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Cheek has been swelling for a month. No pain but intermittent minor pain around back of ear. Soft tissue inside mouth (cheek) is swelling?
Ache and pain in and around tonsil area with some swelling at times, one side of tongue feels sore but can't see anything wrong, ear problem also, ?
Examination: Schedule an appointment with a family physician and have it evaluated. It's almost impossible to adequately examine your own pharynx. I'm sure they will examine your ears, too. This is the only way to come up with a good diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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