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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Dizzy 7 days slight ear ache no fever swollen gland lt. side?

Dizzy 7 days slight ear ache no fever swollen gland lt. side?

Labyrinthitis.: This sounds like acute labyrinthitis, which could be related to allergic fluid within the ear canal, or perhaps a viral or bacterial infection although without fever an infection would be less likely. This should be evaluated, as treatments may be available. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck on the left side of my neck as well as a ear ache?

I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck on the left side of my neck as well as a  ear ache?

Lymph nodes: usually swell in response to infection. Combined with your ear ache, it could mean that you have an ear infection. Visit your doctor, so that you can get examined, and get a diagnosis, and treatment as necessary. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Discovered small lump near/in front of right ear. It's painful and swollen. Causing headaches, eye/ear ache, and dizziness. What could it be?

Discovered small lump near/in front of right ear. It's painful and swollen. Causing headaches, eye/ear ache, and dizziness. What could it be?

Lymph node: You may have a small swollen lymph gland...minor infection. If it becomes hard and immobile then, I'd have it checked out. You may just try placing something cold on it to see if the swelling would go down. You may feel better. You may also end up with a sore throat or some other pharyngeal type of infection. ...Read more

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I have 9mm nodule on thyroid.. Is it normal to have sore throat, ear ache, headaches and congestion.. ?

I have 9mm nodule on thyroid.. Is it normal to have sore throat, ear ache, headaches and congestion.. ?

If you are: Trying to relate this to a 9mm thyroid nodule then you are somewhat off track. A thyroid nodule and what sounds like a self limited upper respiratory tract infection are unrelated conditions. ...Read more

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Singer with left side: blocked ear, crackling ear, ear ache, swollen lymph under jaw & hoarse. Gp reffered to ENT - 6month wait. Any ideas please?

Singer with left side: blocked ear, crackling ear, ear ache, swollen lymph under jaw & hoarse. Gp reffered to ENT - 6month wait. Any ideas please?

Ear exam: It's unfortunate that a physician cannot or will not examine your ear to see whether it's blocked or the drum is inflamed and/ or infected. In case the eustachian tube in back of the nose is blocked(which would cause pressure to build up in the ear), irrigate your nasal passages with warm salt water and try a decongestant nasal spray for a short time. However, it's best to have an md examine you. ...Read more

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I've had very sore throat, swollen glands and ear ache for over 3 days now. When will it stop?

I've had very sore throat, swollen glands and ear ache for over 3 days now. When will it stop?

Needs evaluation: See a doctor, could be viral or may need antibiotics for a bacterial infection. If bacterial, it will be a number of days on antibiotics but be certain to take anything prescribed until all the pills are finished; if viral could be a number of weeks. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Earache (Definition)

An earache can be a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain may ...Read more


Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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