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Swelling Near Ear Lobes Symptoms
Can you tell me if my ear lobe is swollen but doesn't hurt when i touch it does that mean the swelling might go down?
Depends: Hi It depends on the cause of the swelling. Usually swelling that occurs from trauma or bug bites will go away on its own with time. ...Read more
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
Purple ear lobes & in the face plus swelling & purple lips with the viens showing in the face as well. Is this because of drinking to much liquor?
My 18 months old daughter has painful tender red swelling behind her rt ear lobe. Kindly tell me causes n treatment?
Likely infected: This could be a simple skin infection or an inflamed lymph node. In either case, an evaluation may be needed. In the short term you can apply moist heat to the area in the form of a heated compress several times a day.If it is a minor issue the body may heal itself. If it worsens it will need to be seen. ...Read more
Sharp pain on my left top head it only lasts 1sec but occurs every 10minutes or so. also had a sudden swelling under my ear lobe, thought it was mumps?
Mumps?: You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible! The doctor may recommend you also see an ear specialist. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
I got my ear lobes pierced three weeks ago. But, in the past few days I had significant swelling and redness of my ear lobes. No discharge or pain?
Rash on top of outer ear and behind. - redness -swelling -warm to touch -burning -itching -pain -small bumps large knot slightly under lobe?
Diagnosed infected node under ear lobe on neck.. Been takng bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 4 2 days..Swelling still spreadin face&dwn neck.How long 4 meds to wrk? Or concern?
Probably concern: The rule of thumb for any antibiotic to work is 72 hours. In your case it's been less than that, however, the fact the disease is getting worse is a red flag. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) may not be a right choice for a swollen lymph node. It is a good choice for a skin infection, but yours appears to be related to the lymph node. I'd call the prescribing physician and report your symptoms. ...Read more
Can a shellfish allergy cause swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck? Left side under ear lobe/had a lot of shrimp?
Experienced pressure where i had brain surgery on right temporal lobe and behind ears and bumps behind ears swelling up the ride sode of neck. Ideas?
Consultation advised: Medicine is far to complicated to try and give medical advice based on one sentence of information. You may find an online consultation at Health Tap helpful. Voice, video or an INBOX Text consult are best. A text chat is least desirable if you have a complicated question as it's too slow to get an adequate history. The INBOX Text consult requires you to be available to reply to questions. ...Read more
My 3 year old daughter woke up complaining, her ear hurts. I looked at it and the top of her lobe is reddened and she has an hard bump behind her ear. There is no fever present, or any signs of a cold, and no swelling of the ear. I want to wait to take he
All in a 24hr period, a lymph node right below my ear lobe on my neck started throbbing tremendously, swelled up and swelling moved down that side of my neck and also felt like it was on fire. I got to the doctor yesterday and he said it was an infected l
Agree: Likely infection, the rest of your question was cut off, please reask. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with an infected lymph node yesterday. It is right under my ear lobe on my neck. It just started throbbing 48 hrs ago and since has only gotten more painful and swelling is getting bigger and spreading. The doctor put me on bactrim yesterd
My son had a syncopal episode with a concussion. He had major swelling on the top of his head ( parietal lobe). He cannot smell/taste. Will it return?
I have TMJD and there is small swelling in left TMJ (in fron of ear) is it normally TMJ symptomp?
What are mumps with symptoms like swelling of the ear. Why does mumps come, what's the treatment?
Mumps: Mumps may not cause any symptoms. When symptomatic mumps can cause swollen parotid glands (which can give a chipmunk appearance), fever, headache, v appetite, fatigue, pain with swallowing. Rare complications could include testicular inflammation, pancreatitis, encephalitis, meningitis, hearing loss, mastitis & oophoritis. Mumps is due to a virus. It runs it's course. Tx is symptomatic only. ...Read more
What could be causing the following symptoms: swelling of lymph nodes in neck and "clogged" ears?
Infection: Upper respiratory infxn &/or ear infxn with eustachian tube involvement can cause such findings; may be viral or bacterial. Decongestants like sudafed may relieve "clogged ears". If throat sore or purulent drainage or fever over 101º see doc for eval. May need antibiotics if bacterial infxn. ...Read more
What would be a good home remedy for reducing the swelling/pain of lymph nodes behind the ear? Given that there are no other symptoms.
Time: Swollen lymph nodes usually get better with time in general if you're not better in a month make it face-to-face primary care physician visit to evaluate diagnose and treat this ...Read more
What are signs and symptoms of a broken jaw? I have swelling on the right side of my face near my ear
23yo female bone behind just one ear hurts no swelling. Nothing on the other ear scared its cancer no othet symptoms?
Doubt it!: Not every hurt or pain is due to cancer. So just relax and be more optimistic as cancer in young people is a rare disease. More than 99% of such pains are from benign causes, many of them trivial. So you should monitor this pain and see if it is getting worse or better. if it is getting worse, go see your family doctor for a physical exam. A couple of Tylenol (acetaminophen) pills can help yr pain,if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer