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What is the cause of soreness and tenderness behind the ears post a sinus infection ?

Hello, the area directly behind both of my ears is sore and tender to touch. This seems to happen whenever I am getting a sinus infect ( I have alot of sinus issues in my life). Could this be lymph pain or something more like mastoiditis? I am a 36 yo female. thanks.
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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if you are refering to the sinuses in the face (paranasal sinus) then it might be a cause of concern (mastoiditis is RULED OUT).
advise you to consult an ENT surgeon at the earliest
do keep us posted

Answered: Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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