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Tingling Behind Ear
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Pain?: Hard to nail down the cause with limited information, but one thought is early shingles. If there is (or soon is) a rash in the area and if the skin is tender or painful to touch, this is something to consider. If its getting worse, i'd see the doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Mild tingling behind both ears near jawbone... Rare mild pain as well. No other symptoms. Has been going on for 2 days... Anything serious?
Mastoid process: Is the most likely area you're describing. The possibilities are many since this involved both sides. If ongoing, face-to-face appointment with your doctor is recommended and your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Wore a hard headband Saturday all day now behind ear is very sore to the touch. I'm also having a slight tingling sensation at times in that spot.?
Ear: You may have caused some irritation let it heal itself and it should be OK in a few days ...Read more
Tingling in 1 spot on front right of head for 4 days. Headche come n go from front to behind ear same side. Some eye pain. What could this be?
See pcp: If symptoms persist! -eye doc also-history of trauma? ...Read more
Does TMD cause tingling and burning in face and head (above and behind ear)? got no help from GP, dentists, oral surgeons, ENT, and neurologists.
Possibly: But this is not the usually affected area. Have you seen an Orthodontic Specialist to evaluate your occlusion? Malocclusion often associated w TMD. ...Read more
Bump behind ear: Hello, the bump behind your ear could be the normal mastoid process which is prominent behind our ear or a lymph node. I have seen nodes behind the ear that needed excision. See your doctor for a recommendation. ...Read more
A few possibilities: Infection: skin, mastoiditis, pimple, shingles = common. Also common but rarely diagnosed: inflammation of the posterior or greater auricular nerves. Treatment for this might be neuroprolotherapy. Another cause could be jamming of cranial sutures behind the ear. If problem persists &/or other symptoms like fever or ear drainage-see Dr. Osteopathic exam & manipulation could help suture prob. & infection ...Read more
After 4 days from a car accident, I still can't turn my head to the left. Pain behind ear and deep. And around to base. Causes?
Huge painful knot on head. Right side behind ear. Should I be worried? Could I jave slept on it wrong? Please help! I'm panicking
Cyst or Lymph node: This is a common area to form small sebaceous cysts. They are formed from the oil/ hair folliclles in the skin. They often do not go away. Sometimes they can get infected and get larger or painful. It could also be a lymph node aggravated by a a scalp or ear lobe infection/ inflammation. See your doctor or an otolaryngologist for evaluation and treatment. They are often removed or excised. ...Read more
Pain on right side of ear/behind ear area. Starts from bumping ear or when using qtip. Has happened for over a year, lasts all day?
.5cm node behind ear, 1cm node on neck. 1st noticed both 8 mnths ago. Both stable. Is the fact that there are two a cause for concern? Healthy otherwis
Well, ....: Lymph nodes are tough to treat as often health individuals like yourself can get these nodes that get inflamed and elevated, often in a benign, possibly allergy mediated way, where they can get blocked and stay enlarged and visible/palpable. Only a biopsy will ever tell if problematic, but your dr can examine you and decide if that ever becomes necessary. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Few things: This could be caused by nerve irritation stemming from your upper cervical (neck) spine. It could also be related to your mastoid bone. If you have had any recent infections, such as an ear infection, that infection can migrate to your mastoid bone and cause complications. You also have some muscle attachments just at the base of your skull that could lead to pain in the area. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Node or osteoma: A hard bump could be a lymph node but these usually are mobile. Sometimes the bone behind the ear (mastoid) is not smooth so may feel bumpy. If it sits right behind the ear lobe it could either be a part of the second cervical vertebra or a parotid salivary tumor which can be firm and slow growing. If it is enlarging I suggest it should be evaluated. ...Read more
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