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184 Possible Causes for Mastoid Pain, Numbness

  • Otitis Media

    No pain to palpation of mastoid bone.[] Glossary Numbing Numbness refers to a lack of sensation in a part of the body. Brain The brain controls thought, memory and emotion.[] Efficacy Endpoints: Serious complications (mastoiditis, meningitis, hearing loss), disease recurrence, pain Harm Endpoints: Adverse medication effects Narrative: This review[]

  • Pharyngitis

    Recent studies have touted the benefits of steroids in the treatment of children with pharyngitis for pain control.[] Idocaine: It helps to relieve pain by numbing the mucous membrane.[] An over-the-counter throat numbing spray may also help. What are the long-term concerns?[]

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    Symptoms such as hearing loss, tinnitus, ear or mastoid pain, headache and photophobia point towards alternative diagnoses.[] Seek emergency care if you experience vertigo along with any of the following symptoms: numbness, leg or arm weakness, chest pain, rapid or slow heart rate, severe headache[] It is important to know that BPPV does not affect your hearing, and does not involve neurological symptoms such as numbness, trouble speaking or coordinating your movements[]

  • Sinusitis

    […] or pressure behind the eyes , but often refers to the skull vertex (top of the head), over the mastoid processes , or the back of the head. [18] Complications [ edit ] Stage[] Symptoms of invasive fungal sinusitis People with invasive fungal sinusitis usually are very ill, and may have some of the following symptoms: Fever Facial pain or numbness[] […] commonly due to aspergillus followed by mucormycosis Suspect with fever, localization symptoms such as orbital swelling, changes in vision or significant facial pain or numbness[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Typically, patients with bilateral Bell palsy do not have distal paraesthesias70 and are likely to present with other features, including mastoid pain and hyperacusis; these[] The major components of the chief complaints of GBS patients were weakness, numbness, pain, cranial nerve involvement, dyspnea, ataxia and autonomic dysfunction.[] In this case we report a 31-year-old male who was diagnosed with Lyme disease and GBS with relevant clinical presentation including progressive numbness and weakness in bilateral[]

  • Migraine

    Neuromodulation devices including percutaneous mastoid electrical stimulation, non-painful remote electrical stimulation, and caloric vestibular stimulation are undergoing[] A 45-year-old woman with a 20-year history of migrainous headaches presented with complaints of rightsided facial and hand numbness and paraesthesia.[] Over 40% of children with migraine had vomiting, numbness, or visual disturbance; other symptoms were uncommon. Fifty-five per cent had no signs on physician assessment.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Furuncles of the external ear, similar to those in skin infection, can cause severe pain and a sense of fullness in the ear canal.[] Gargles of viscous lidocaine may numb the throat, providing relief; however, swallowing may be impaired if sensation is reduced.[] The presence of purulent exudate in the middle ear may lead to a spread of infection to the inner ear and mastoids or even meninges Clinical Manifestations Otitis externa[]

  • Osteoblastoma

    During initial 2 months there was only pain in mastoid region which was followed by development of swelling.[] A 14-year-old girl presents with progressive scoliosis deformity for 3 years, with gradually appeared low back pain and numbness of left leg.[] When this happens, patients usually develop neurological symptoms in the legs, such as numbness, weakness, or pain.[]

  • Melioidosis

    A CT scan of his neck showed diffuse right-sided facial soft tissue infection, mastoid effusion and temporal lobe cerebritis.[] A 21 year old farmer presented with sudden onset bi lateral lower limb weakness, numbness and urine retention.[] […] admitted to an intensive care unit with unilateral facial swelling and septic shock after multiple presentations to the emergency department with non-specific unilateral pain[]

  • Hemifacial Spasm

    The symptoms of hemifacial spasm and pain over the right cheek and peri-orbital area recurred after three weeks.[] We report a case of hemifacial spasm in a patient who had associated hearing loss, numbness throughout the face, tinnitus, and vertigo, all of which occurred when turning[] There are no numbing or deadening effects with this procedure.[]

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