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It sounds that you may have a sinus infection --- sense of head congestion would fit ---headaches may fit --- I'm not clear on what area is sore to touch?? Cheek areas feel swollen?? Reactive lymph nodes would be likely consistent ..
Folow up with your doctor or ENT I recommend at this point ..more complete evaluation would be next logical step ..
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This swelling is behind the ear ? That may be mastoiditis ...if that it is a very serious infection. Augmentin would usually be helpful BUT there are treatment failures or resistant bacteria as possible . I think that you need to get this checked right away without delay ! Go to ER !
Let me know what is found -- I would appreciate to hear back from you on this .. Your history so far worries me as possible case of mastoiditis and this may need treatment with IV antibiotics.
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PS if you can provide a picture of affected area that also would be helpful. Mastoiditis would hurt behing ear at base of skull and the ear may protrude forward
Ok that sounds perhaps a bit far behind the ear ...direct exam needed in your case to help diagnosis...
Does it hurt to look up? Swelling in this area? Is it red there ??