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Swollen Gland Behind Right Ear
Likely infection: There are a number of conditions which cause lymph node enlargement, with infection being the most common cause. Behind the ear nodes can come from the ear, the skin, teeth and possibly sinuses. Take some Ibuprofen (if it's safe for you) and if the node persists, seeks care. ...Read more
Probable node: Could be a lymph node or salivary gland tumor pushing the ear forward. If there is fever, tenderness pain and swelling behind the ear, hearing loss, ear drainage i would be concerned about infection in the mastoid bone which needs urgent assessment. If these latter symptoms then needs urgent attention. If not and the bump persists>2-3 weeks then see ent. ...Read more
Headache on right side, glands behind right ear hurts, jaw feels tensed, behind right eye hurts. Whag is this?
Viral conjunctivitis: This is usually self limiting and lasts maybe 3 weeks. Doctors prescribe steroid/antibiotic eye drops. The steroid relieves inflammation. The antibiotics have little effect the drops do not shorten the length of the infection, but just make you feel a little more comfortable with it. ...Read more
Mastoiditis: Pain behind the ear associated with ear infections can be due to an inflamed lymph node. A more concerning scenario is mastoiditis, an infection of a bony part of the skull. This is usually accompanied by fever, tenderness and displacement of the pinna (pushed forward) and requires immediate medical intervention. ...Read more
Having ear fullness. Also feels like lymph node behind my earlobe next to jaw is swollen. Ear infection?
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
Pain behind last tooth. Swollen right tonsil. White stuff on it. Swollen neck glands right side. Right ear pain. I'm going crazy.
Stiff, painful neck left side. Earache, sore throat, swollen bumps in my hairline behind left ear. Feels like mosquito bites.
Pharyngitis & otitis: Please monitor your temperature & can you send a photo of hairline "swollen bumps." Are these bumps itchy. ...Read more
Soft pea size red painful lump behind right ear and feels like its dripping , also a swollen lymph node below the ear near jawline. What to do ?
I'm concerned because I have swollen submental gland (under chin gland) and right ear inner canal infection?
You need to be treat: You need to consult your doctor if you have not already done and with proper treatment you will recover.So follow the directions of your doctor. ...Read more
First, you will: need to make sure your doctor agrees that these are swollen lymph nodes and not some other kind of mass/bump. Infections or lesions from around the eyes, nearby on the face or anterior ear drain to this location. A careful physical exam needs to be performed and appropriate therapy instituted: possibly an antibiotic if an associated infection is identified. See your doctor SOON/now! Good wishes:) ...Read more
Hard swollen gland or lump behind right ear for about 4/5 months now. only on one side, and only slightly swollen. ?
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