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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible parotiditis: Is the gland in front of the ear swollen? If so it could be parotiditis. If it is, push on the gland to see if nasty tasting pus goes into the mouth ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, get evaluated : The swollen gland is responding to the agent causing the itchy bumps, most likely an infection. This could be folliculitis or bacterial infection in t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Parotid: Parotid gland, large salivary gland under ear, more in front than behind ear. For parotid problems, see ENT doc.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need diagnosis: There are very few if any glands directly behind the external ear or pinna. However, if the swelling is just below the ear, the mass may be a lymph n ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may have shingles.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and get ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, it could be: Lymph node, cyst, infection, or even tumor. A doctor should look at it. I doubt that it is anything serious if it has been there for 8 years and nev ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, i wonder if what you are referring to is inflammation of your subauricular lymph node. The lymphatic channels drain tissues of debris, old whi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Swollen glands (lymph nodes) in the head and neck of a young adult are most commonly from some infection such as a cold, the seasonal flu, a sinus inf ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Get a doctor to exam: You need to be examined by a doctor to determine the cause of the swollen lymph nodes. This can be done by an ENT doctor or a general physician. If th ... Read More
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