Mastoid abscess

What is Mastoid abscess?

An abscess due to coalescence of the mastoid air cells in mastoiditis.

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Im having pain behind my left ear. It hurts to to touch the bone behind my ear and there seems to be a hard lump. Any ideas what this could be?...

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Thanks for the query

With this brief history it is very difficult for me to arrive to a diagnosis. If you can furnish few more details regarding...

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I have had a sharp pain on the back of my ear for a while now but only when I touch it. It is right behind my right earlobe. Before there wasn't a...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for posting your query.
You are most probably suffering from mastoiditis or a mastoid abscess.
The bone behind the ear is called the...

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Hi, I have a general enquiry about a 2 years old child having recurrent acute otitis media and she has been requested to have grommet insertion....

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Brief Answer:
nothing to worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to healthcaremagic,

1) Grommets are largely very safe. There will be no other...

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