Throat and ear diagram

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Avatar n tn They are not getting bigger but are hard and do not move. I also sometimes get ear, head and throat pain. I am really, really scared now. I have a 3 year old daughter and really dont want it to be anything serious. I am only 23. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Avatar n tn There really are other people going through similar problems and that I can see that chasing up the ear nose and throat problems may be the wrong direction. But thank you all for posting your problems and shedding a little more light in my neighbourhood!
Avatar n tn I have had the same problem (sharp pain behind right ear) since 2004 and saw an ENT. I had an x-ray and the Dr. said it appeared I had a lymph node and muscle that were actually working together to pinch a nerve. He said the only option was surgery and it was too risky with the nerve being so close to the face. I got a 2nd opinion from another ENT and she said the muscle in question was actually "inflamed" due to TMJ.
Avatar f tn I see a Rheumatology regularly, but I also see an Internal Medicine Specialist MD, a Urologist, Gastrologist, Hemotologist, Optimologist, Gynocologist, Dermotologist, Neurologist, an Allergist and an Ears, Nose and throat Specalist. I've also seen a Nutritionalist and a General Surgeon in the past. In the beginning, I just saw local doctors which didn't help at all. I learned a long time ago that the highest educated doctors are usually far into the big cities, at least where I live anyways.
Avatar f tn Amazing.....I am an OLD woman (59!) who just came home from the hospital. I had been diagnosed with high blood pressure and on a visit to a "clinic" to get medication. I mention the SAME pain above my left breast. He "freaked out", insisted on an ambulance, insisted this was a heart attack brought on by my "newly found" high blood pressure. Nine hours in the emergency room, needles, nitro, ekg's, admitted to a room, etc......
454677 tn?1206691163 I even went so far as to bring in a diagram and a list of my symptoms, dates and times I get the pain and I give it to the doctors and they act like they can help then say its in my head, I have had and EDG and everything was normal, the GI doctor said I just have a lazy stomach. I've had an ultrasound done on my upper right quad to check my gull bladder and I had a 3mm polyp that the doctor said is nothing to be concerned about.
1434024 tn?1329816440 There is a condition called Arnold Chiari Malformation that mentions clicking or popping sound and/or pain at the base of the skull. Symptoms can also include a feeling of fullness in the ears and noises in the ear. The most common symptom of this condition in a headache but you can have no symptoms with this condition too. It depends on the person to what symptoms manifest themselves. Just a thought.
Avatar m tn Taking antibiotics also increases the chance that you can develop a drug-resistance strain of bacteria living in your upper respiratory tract. Lately, many ear-nose-and-throat doctors have spoken out against the use of antibiotics for mild acute sinusitis, claiming they are useless and contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria.
616582 tn?1225072201 Last week I went to the Ear, Nose, and Throat doc and he examined my cat scans and sent a probe up my nose. It was confirmed that all traces of the sinus infection are gone and my cat scans look normal. I also went to an allergist and was tested for allergies. All tests came back negative. If the house is closed up, my nasal tissue will still swell shut. I have window units and a whole house unit that brings in fresh air. I also use claratin and Rhinocort AQ.
Avatar n tn also read the section on wikipedia about it. The tinnitus is likely unrelated. See an Ear-Nose-Throat physician MD about it.
Avatar n tn It tends to occur for my brother, sister and I because something was infected and the infection is remaining in the mucous, such as sinus, throat or ear. Mucous makes a grand hide-out for breeding of bad bacteria and often, when you try clearing your throat via a slight sucking like Aeniman said he does (although not quite as often and as much ^.^) and there is an abundance of phlegm to try and dispose of, you often wear yourself raw.
Avatar f tn As far as the choking goes, my advice to you would be to get an appointment with an Ear, Nose and Throat doctor and have them take a look at your vocal cords. I couldn't swallow liquids for a month after my surgery, and was told by the ENT that it was nerve trauma. Both vocal cords were paralyzed, which affected my swallowing, breathing and speaking. It was very scary and irritating! Unfortunately, if that's the case, it'll take time to heal.
Avatar m tn I am going in next week for a ct scan of my throat, I've had tons of other tests done and they can't find anything but reflux. None of the meds for that has worked. Just curious, do you have a dog or cat? My doctor ran allergy tests on me and says I'm allergic to animals (I've had them my whole life too) anyway your body can start to have a reaction to your allergies and create a thick mucus in throat. Now......if I knew that was the case I'd just deal with it, but still uncertain.
Avatar f tn I did have a sore throat for one day, it was right in the middle of my neck. It wasn't bad and it only lasted a few hours, and that was about a month ago. I'm a 23 year old female. My dad had thyroid cancer when he was 21 so I was wondering if that's a possibility. Would my lymph node get swollen without any noticeable swelling or lump on my thyroid? I'm going back to the doctor in a few days if it doesn't go down.
Avatar n tn I was doing some research on this Hyoid Bone, and when you have problems with the acid reflux, it can cause a lot of problems in your throat, which I'm sure you are familar with, and the acid reflux can actually cause tumors in the throat, and they can become cancerous. I try not to take a lot of the information to heart until I get the facts, but I can't help but notice many of the symptoms they list for this cancer and tumors I have or have had.
135456 tn?1301441224 Interesting observations concerning sinus/nose/ear/throat issues both pre and post tx. I've had an ongoing problem with sinus congestion (but no sinus infections, knock on phlegm), apparently caused by allergies throughout most of my adult life (infected at 17). I've also had on/off chronic irritation of the eyes and throat (less frequently though).
125112 tn?1217277462 Begining of January, spit and found pus down my chin (gross, I know!). In looking in my throat, saw white gunk within tonsil crypt. Covered by a clear, glue like substance. My ears began plugging. In taking Afrin, blew out a-lot of orangish flecks. Helped my ears. Cont...
Avatar n tn My back and neck has been hurting more than usual lately though, and I also hear my pulse in my right ear 24 hours a day for about 4 years now.
604197 tn?1292308636 So I talked to my Dr again and they are sending me to the Ears nose and throat dr. Not sure what that has to do with my brain and my problems maybe they are just trying to rule out other problems. Mine scares me a little, I can smell a little and taste a little but that sweet smokey smell is what is most common except when I eat raw fruit, raw veggies, and sweets. I am worried I might not smell a gas leak or something.
Avatar n tn sore throat a big cough ear infection im thinking my lungs couldnt handle the coldness and i got an infection that cant go away.. and why? because i dont let them heal and i continue to smoke. so my symptoms are: anxiety! defenantly out of breathe. clicking whilst inhaling. dizziness coughing up a yellow looking ball. and sometimes! chest pain in middle just below my coller bones. at least were all in this together right guys :) let me know if your expriencing what i have.
Avatar n tn She tested my reflexes again and assured me that this should run it's course and leave no residual effects. It's always so great to be reassured, because this week it really feels like my muscles are going into spasms more than they were before. Anyway, stay strong everyone and take care!
380530 tn?1239166138 Jackson, Jen, Sam, Sasparilla and Fifi had a bug in their ear telling them to be ready because within the next two weeks the BFP's could come a knockin'. They've tended to their gardens, planted some very promising bulbs and are just waiting for them to sprout. Oh I hope they grow soon so the BFP's will see them and come their way. Dee will be having her garden looked at today to see if it's ready for planting some promising bulbs.
Avatar n tn It accounts for the dizziness and short breath..also that cloudy thinking. It causes an inner ear incongruency between fluids that can cause ataxia (dizziness). I had to use meds in my 30's for that problem to increase the oxygen cuz I couldn't even drive in a car or even turn around while walking with out getting "sea sick". I've had periods of bloating but not so much now. My metabolism has slowed down so much that if I eat more than one meal, I gain weight.
Avatar n tn I’m an engineer, not a doctor so take all this with due caution. After studying the nerve diagram and anatomy charts, I think it’s a form of sciatica, an irritation of the nerves in the lower back. Usually sciatica hurts your rump and the back of your legs, but other nerve bundles in your back connect to your inner thigh (and other places) My guess is that some irritation – possibly arthritic- in the lumbar region is setting off spasms in the back but we feel the attacks in our legs.
Avatar n tn I also have that annoying warm sensation that is in my right leg and it moves from my ankle and up about 4inches and seems to be very frequent. I too thought it was a little heater under the seat of my car that was warming my leg-but the heat was not on. Also, the balls of my feet are burning along with this sensation. I need to know what this is?
Avatar n tn I've had about every test you can imagine ran and they come up with nothing. There has got to be a reason for this pain and someway to manage it. Are you presently taking any meds for this condition? Thanks again, I'm sorry you have the same problem but I'm glad to know that someone else knows what I'm going through and understands.
Avatar n tn My b6 blood level was 81 - the maximum safe level in this test was 32. When reading about b6 toxicity one reads about tingling hands and feet and being "wobbly on your feet" and things of that nature. It can be much more than that. Be careful with Vitamin b6. It's not known if the neurological damage is reversible. Some studies show it is, some show it is not.
Avatar n tn Presence of cluster of microcalcifications in the left outer quadrant. They are somewhat pleomorphic. Possibility of intraductal carcinoma. Bi-Rads Category 4. Is cancer probable with these findings and a bi-rad 4 ?. What is the % that it's cancer? I just want to be prepared for the biopsy findings.
Avatar n tn I have had MRI's done of the Cervical spine(neck region) and Lumbar spine (lower back) I have a lg hernated disc in my neck and degenetive disc disease with an annular tear in my lower back. I am going to also request my doctors to do an MRI of Thoracic spine (middle back) because they haven't done an MRI of that section yet. I am not sure if the mid back problems is caused by these issues I know I have. I would suggest you dig into the problem more.