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Swelling On Side Of Head Above Ear
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
Tmj: You likely have tmj. A way to tell is to open and close the jaw with a finger placed in the TMJ socket which is roughly the pocket created when one opens the mouth and places a finger directly in front of the ear canal right at the level of the sideburns. Softer foods, warm compresses and Motrin should help. Avoid gum chewing. Temporal arthritis is another possibility. ...Read more
Hard bump behind ear only right side. Squishy bump base of neck and side of neck also right side. Squishy bump on bottom of left foot. Worry or no?
Probably mastoid: Probably air cells in the bone of your skull that should be there. If it has increased in size or is tender see ENT doctor ...Read more
Short: Term may be normal after sinus infection or cold, longer term, growing and hard, you need to see doctor! ...Read more
Head swelling: The only things i can think of would be trauma and infection. Any history of insect bites? I would apply ice, but if that doesn't help, see a doctor. ...Read more
Hearing is muffled in my left ear. Theres no pain in ear but it's causing a headache on the left side of my head & pain on the left side of my neck.
Pain on right side of head from base of neck to right eye, pain on right side of throat. No pain on waking up. Ideas.
Occipital neuralgia : involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. see orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingling from head to toe of the left side and slight headache on the right side of head. The tingling is like a crawling sensation, but on one side?
Tingling: You need to see a neurologist for an urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Causes of headache on left side of head above the ear and it hurts to touch my head in that area. No trauma, neck pain, or shoulder pain...
See dentist: You may have a jaw problem from grinding or clenching your teeth especially when sleeping. Suggest you get your jaws checked. If nothing there, then perhaps a MRI may be in order if the problem has been present for more than a few weeks or is getting worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pressure in left temple, behind the eye and down the left side of head behind the ear. Tight muscles in neck. Allergy meds having no affect. Ideas?
Head pain: This could be a headache condition such as a muscle tension headache or a migraine, but much more detail is necessary. Other possibilities might be myofascial pain from clenching or grinding your teeth. Sinus/ allergy conditions would be less likely based on the information provided. Lastly, other conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia or temporal arteritis could be considered. See MD for help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bent up and hit the right side of my forehead on the corner of a fireplace hard.Pressure/headache on left side of head right side, right side stings?
Headache on back of head and behind left eye. Also feel pressure on top of head when bending over along with burning sensation on forearms left face?
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