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My daughter has a lump behind her ear

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lymph node. : This is most likely a lymph node from a previous viral infection. It is nothing to worry about
A member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Have it checked by: her doctor, especially if it is getting larger. It may be nothing, but could be related to an ear infection, infection or irritation of the scalp, or... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Lump behind ear: Lumps behind the ear are common. Oftentimes, these are lymph glands. As you describe it, it may happen to be a cyst. Please bring her to the pediatric... Read More
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Lump behind ear: Lumps behind the ear are common. Oftentimes, these are lymph glands. As you describe it, it may happen to be a cyst. Please bring her to the pediatric... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Should be checked: This is not usual so it should be checked by your child's doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Ear wax: Your child may have ear wax but it is not the cause of the lump on your childs neck. That lump is a swollen lymph gland which became swollen as a resu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Nodes: have your primary care evaluate it it could be just swollen lymph nodes and can be treated with antibiotics
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Have her seen: The lumps could be simple scar tissue, granulation tissue, or excessive scar tissue called a keloid. Before it is treated, you need to know for certai... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Not sure: Since it is smaller than a BB it is probably nothing to worry about. X rays are not likely to show much in this area. Just keep an eye on it and if ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lymph node: There is a small lymph node directly behind the ear....Right over the bone there....They can all swell and go down...If it is not painful and it keeps... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Likely bug bite: This is something you can safely monitor for a few days to see if it resolves on its own. A dose of diphenhydramine (Benedryl) may help with the redne... Read More
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