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lump behind ear cancer

A female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
Yes: This may very we be a swollen benign lymph node associated with a resolving infection because it is getting smaller. Please get it checked by a docto ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly infection: If the lesions end up with scabs it sounds more likely that these lumps are infection such as a boil or abscess. However, I tend to be conservative an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Not likely for you: Your age argues against this being a cancer. It is suspicious for some kind of infection or inflammatory problem. Consider seeing a surgeon or derma ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: But consider having it assessed.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This can't be: diagnosed without assessment. Recommend eval. Take care.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Masiello
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: If it has spreasd to that area it can.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brooke Bair
15 years experience Dermatology
Tough to say...: An enlarged lymph node behind the ear can be as simple as a skin and/or hair infection on the scalp (e.g. tinea capitis-- fungal infection on scalp an ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Likely lymph node: See your primary doctor. May need ent eval and antibiotics.

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