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Swollen Behind Ear
Im an adult with om..Taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 1st time, its day 3 with fever 99-102 still and swollen behind ear- is this normal? What should I do?
I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.
Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more
Can pain in teeth on left side up and down be sinus related? Cold symptoms present pressure in cheeks. lymph node swollen behind ears left and right.
Sinus pain: Yes...it can be referred pain. Is the pain worse if you move your head quickly from side to side, jump up and down, or rotate your head? If so then it's likely sinus related....are you congested at all? Warm compresses help with this and decongestants....nasal steroids can and possibly antibiotics could be needed if you have a sinus infection ...Read more
Reoccuring infections in body,everyday a new problem,post nasal dip from 10 months and now swollen glands behind ear.please suggest?
Anxity can only harm: Human body is pretty strong and is rarely affected by frequent infections....yet you can get paranoid about it and become anxious in which case you will start imagining all sort of bad things.Just assume that your body is fairly healthy and will remain so, provided you quit worrying about minor things like postnasal drip which is often an imaginary ailment...nothing serious here. ...Read more
My son is 15 months old and about 2 months ago he had roseola w/swollen glands behind ear they are still there and one in groin. Is this common?
Yes: The glands will always be there but will usually peak in size within a week of the infection and slowly decrease in size over a 3-4 wks. If another process stimulates them they may not shrink completely. I rarely have to do anything with glands in these locations. ...Read more
Recurring swollen lump under left armpit. Painful not red. In last, had swollen glands behind ear for months at a time. Worried about cancer. ?
Swollen behind right ear, red, hurts when I poke it, can this be left until My Monday appointment? Taking paracetamol or something?
Awful ear pain, full of fluid, feels so full and swollen behind my ear. Can I still continue taking soldrin otico ear drops or should I stop now?
See ear specialist: You did not mention how your ear started to hurt. Do you have swimmer's ear, or cold symptoms and ear pain from the inside? Soldering optic is to relieve pain and inflammation by contact. It sounds like it has not been helpful. With swelling behind the ears, and your pain when you open your mouth, the inflammation sounds severe. You need to see your doctor or an Ear. Nose. Throat specialist! ...Read more
My ear hurts SO bad, been taking soldrin otico for a day. Woke up&my ear hurts and is swollen behind my ear I can't open my mouth 2 much pain&its numb?
Very light chest pain, wheezing sometimes, lymph node swollen behind right ear, and shoulders hurt? Dont feel sick, type of inflection in body?
You are very young: Go see your doctor for exam. You have several concerns here you need to speak to your doctor ...Read more
Been having toothache like pain since last night. Not sure if it's my ear or tooth. Neck seems swollen behind the ear. Nose burns when inhaling.
Swollen lymphnodes; behind ear, neck, jaw-rght side. Under arm, groin-lft side. Over the past 2yr. Have grown significantly & multiplied. Fatigue!!
Need for examination: It is important that you see a doctor for an evaluation. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more
Hi I was told today that my lymph node on the right side of my neck is swollen behind my ear and the doctor diagnosed with mastoiditis and he gave me clindamycin 1 capsule 4 times a day for 6 hours for 10 days is that the right thing to do ?
Need more info.: I would want to do more of a follow up. I need labs duration and more history ...Read more
My son 15mnth had ultrasound on mon & CBC test on tues for swollen glands behind ear & groin as of friday haven't heard back would we have if bad news?
Probably.: At this point in time, it would be fine to call your doctor's office on monday. Most likely, if there was a serious concern you would have been contacted by now, occaisionally things don't happen the way they should, so for your peace of mind it's appropriate to call on monday. However, if your child is still ill or getting worse, call now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Son is experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes for 4 weeks. He has a large lymph node swollen behind his ear and smaller ones throughout left side of neck. He was diagnosed over 4 weeks ago with Cellulitis of the cartilage on his ear.
11year old, swollen lymphnode behind ears, neck, armpit, left kidney pain, bruising, loss of appetite, nightsweats, headaches and dizziness and tired.
See a doctor: The symptoms you describe truly suggest that the child needs to see a doctor ...Read more
Infectiion.: Infection in an adjacent area.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Lymph nodes can enlarge to inflammation, infection and even cancer in the near vicinity. A sew in weave can cause an immune response, thus leading to lymph node swelling. If you have any signs or symptoms of infection such as fever or redness, pain and swelling at the weave site you should see a doctor soon. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node behind ear around 1cm size. A bit hurts when pressed. No other symptoms. What is it?
Scalp issue?: Lymph nodes in the neck ofter get enlarged due to issue with the scalp, e.g., dandruff. Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo. Check your node every couple of weeks, not more frequently. if it doubles in size or other nodes get enlarged, see a doctor, otherwise watchful waiting is appropriate. ...Read more