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hard movable lump in front of tragus

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Most likely fibrosis: most likely fibrosis as a result of healing after peircing
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst / Lymph node: Either a cyst or lymph node. Hard to say without exam. If this is resolving I do not think you have much to be concerned about. But if progressive y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Grinding teeth?: There are a number of possibilities here, however if you find yourself grinding your teeth while sleeping or if putting gentle pressure on the lump as ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: It's possible that you have a "preauricular" (in front of the ear) lymph node. Though this is hard to determine without better understanding any asso ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Can be sebaceous cyst or something else which gets infected.see primary care physician person for specific diagnosis and treatment
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
I am unable to give : you a diagnosis without actually seeing the lump and performing certain tests. Is it towards the jawline, fevers? Is the lump diminishing as your ear ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymph node or cyst: This may be a lymph node due to skin, scalp or ear condition. It could also be related to inflammation in the parotid gland or a developmental branch ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: There are lymph nodes in front of the ear that become inflamed with infection around the eye, cheek or ear. Identify and treat the underlying infectio ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Possibly jaw joint: It may be your jaw joint is not working properly. Put your fingers over the lump and try to open and close. It the lump moves when you mouth moves i ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Ridgway
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infection?: Is it red? Do you have a pierced ear? If so, it sound like an infection.

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