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my daughter has a lump behind her ear

A 11-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
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
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
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph glands: There is likely never a week gone by in decades, without some worried parent or relative bringing me an infant or older kid with lumps in the head th ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
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
56 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Should be checked: This is not usual so it should be checked by your child's doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Skin infection: This is either a skin infection known as staph or it is an infected lymph node. Either way her doctor needs to see this and get her treated.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
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
43 years experience Pediatrics
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
23 years experience Pediatrics
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wai Lau
Dr. Wai Lau answered
31 years experience Pediatrics
Medical attention : Possible lymphadenitis due to bacteria infection Need to see your doctor Have the doctor do a strep test also, sometimes strep throat can cause this ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
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

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