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Have pain in mastoid bone behind both ears. No inflammation or infection. Underlying cause?

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I have pain in mastoid bone behind both ears
No inflammation or sign of infection
Ongoing now for 4 months
Associated with neck and shoulder pains from what appears to be a pinched nerve
Posted Fri, 2 Aug 2013 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Monika Choudhary 2 hours later
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
The most common cause of mastoid region pain is most commonly due to local pathology.
It can be infection leading to mastoiditis or some other local disease. Markers of inflammation can be in normal range in some patients. An Xray or CT of mastoid and neck will give important information which can help in diagnosis.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
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