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What does bump behind ear mean?

What does bump behind ear mean?

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

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What does the bump inside my ear mean?

What does the bump inside my ear mean?

Depends: Depends on what it is. See an ENT doc. May be harmless, or a problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's a bump behind your ear and under the skin?

What does it mean when there's a bump behind your ear and under the skin?

Uncertain: It might be a swollen lymph node or a cyst. Examination would be needed to provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the inside of my ear itches?

Dermatitis: You can get a dermatitis in your inner ear canal just as easy as on another part of your body. Certainly, these types of irriations can be more annoying, becasue they are hard to get to. Certainly do not try to itch your ear with a q-tip or bobby pin, etc. See a dr. And there are some good ear drops which can help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when behind your ear is swollen ear is peeling?

What does it mean when behind your ear is swollen ear is peeling?

? Seborrhea: One of the most common causes of peeling skin behind the ear which can also included swelling and discomfort is "Seborrhei Dermatitis aka Seborrhea" Sometimes the flaking, peeling skin is found inside the ear, on the scalp, in the eyebrows and on the sides of the nose. This is a yeast infection of the skin. It is easily treated. However, other causes do exist. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a headache right above the ear mean?

Headache: Too many possibilities. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a headache to the top of my ear on the cranium area?

What does it mean if I have a headache to the top of my ear on the cranium area?

Insufficient info: Headaches is the commonest human symptom ! Most headaches have benign causes (tension headaches or migraine ) If this is unusual and persistent have it checked ...Read more

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What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?

What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?

Ear skin is angry: It means your ear canal skin is angry. Either from exposure to external irritants such as shampoos or soaps or from your misguided attempts to clean your ears. Rule number one - no q-tips! rule number 2 - leave your ear canal alone! you can try a 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc. Put some on your finger and rub it inside your ear 3 to 4 times a day for several days. If that doesn't work see an ent. ...Read more

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What does a swollen vein look like behind the ear?

What does a swollen vein look like behind the ear?

Blue and dilated.: Behind the ear veins are not usually swollen and are difficult to see. The characteristics would be swollen and blue and probably winding. This is not a usual location for swollen veins. One of the common things to swell in this area would be a lymph gland. Other things would be a pimple or cyst. You should see your medical doctor. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you a bump under your arrm and theres a smell from the puss?

What exactly does it mean when you a bump under your arrm and theres a smell from the puss?

Boil has burst: It means you had an abscess(boil)and it has bursted and puss is draining.It may clear by itself as all the puss is drained but check with your doctor as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What does a sore lump in the middle of my forehead mean?

What does a sore lump in the middle of my forehead mean?

Forehead lump: Most commonly, a sore lump on the forehead could represent a small infection, like a small or large infection. Because the skin of the forehead is pretty thick compared to the cheeks, sometimes, the infection can remain a little more hidden and doesn't look red or have a head visible. Could also be a cyst from skin glands or even a boney abnormality from the skull. Best to get it checked out. ...Read more

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What is the bump behind your ear called?

What is the bump behind your ear called?

Not sure. It could: Be a cyst. Could be a lymph node. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's a little lump in the neck?

What does it mean when there's a little lump in the neck?

A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's a pimple on the head of a penis?

What does it mean when there's a pimple on the head of a penis?

It may be STD: If you are sexually active and had unprotected sex, you should have it checked by your doctor as it may be a std. So have it checked anyway and have it treated. ...Read more

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Mri shows infection in the ear behind the ear . What does this mean?

Mri shows infection in the ear behind the ear . What does this mean?

Mastoiditis: The mastoid is a sinus in the skull composed of a series of tiny ear spaces created by a plexus of bony dividers. It is connected to the middle ear by a tube called the aditus ad antrum mastoideum and can convey microorganisms from the middle ear to the mastoid. Without seeing your MRI difficult to know what you have, but see an ENT doctor soon. ...Read more

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What is a lump behind the ear be?

What is a lump behind the ear be?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, cartilege and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Could a cyst appear where the jaw meets the ear, sort of like right under the earlobe. And what exactly is a cyst?

Could a cyst appear where the jaw meets the ear, sort of like right under the earlobe.  And what exactly is a cyst?

Yes: Cyst is a fluid containing structure. Parotid gland can have cysts, but usually not mobile as you described in prior question. Skin cysts - sebaceous can occur anywhere on skin including ear and jaw area. Any trauma? Any punctures? Foreign body can cause granulomas lesions. ...Read more