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Symptoms Of Preauricular Pit
My preauricular pit is infected. It doesn't hurt but a stinky discharge comes out. What happens if i don't get it fixed?
Spread: The infection will spread through your lymph nodes and you could develop cellulitis. Eventually it can go into your blood stream. See a physician for treatment. Often time incision with drainage and antibiotcs is helpful. If the abscess has already drained and none other exist, then antibiotics and careful follow up with your physicain would be appropriate. ...Read more
I noticed that there was a preauricular pit on the crus of my helix is that what caused the sebaceous cyst?
Could an unsheilded CT scan and multiple x-rays at 5 weeks gestation result in any of the problems wih my son? (autism, pvl, dysplastic kidney, silent aspiration, preauricular pit, heart murmur)
Hi , i'm a healthy 16 year old male and i just noticed my preauricular lymph node is swelled to about 1.25 CM . No other symptoms . Bad anxiety, help!
I'm kinda of confused because my preauricular and parotid lymph nodes are swollen, but I don't have any other symptoms. They hurt :( Is that normal?
Seek Medical exam: You will benefit from seeing an ENT doctor and get examined by him/her to find the cause. It is unusual site of lymph node enlargement unless something serious is going on in your body. ...Read more
I have preauricular pits on both sides of my ears. They have never given me problems til last week.One side was swollen and painful. Should i worry?
Preauricular pits...: ....Are subject to infection. Many people have them their entire lives without ever experiencing a problem, while others get recurrent infections. It sounds like your was infected. Warm compresses can help them to drain and heal. If that doesn't help, see your doctor for a more long term solution. ...Read more
Had Acl surgery 4 weeks ago. Today I have pitting edema in shin. No other symptoms. Result of surgery or should I be concerned?
Most likely: it is from the surgery. If you are really concern, you should ask the surgeon about this as well. ...Read more
I have intetmittent bouts of redness, swelling, and pitting edema to ankle. Discomfort to entire leg. Why would symptoms come and go?
If one leg or both: If one likly recurrent infection. If both. Should see your physician for complete medical workup. ...Read more
Nail pitting with no other symptoms is getting a little bit better in some nails (no psoriasis,bald patches..). Would it be likely to be AA?
Alopecia areata: It is possible it may be alopecia areata, sarcoidosis, or a connective tissue disease or other causes of skin inflammation in general if all nails are affected. Time to check with a dermatologist who can treat the bald patches and make sure there is no fungal or tension or alternative cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a very small lymph node infront of my ear (preauricular) I have no symptoms really except that when I eat the whole left side of my face hurts. It is painless to the touch and seems to fluctuate in size. It went away for a day or two then came back
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