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my five year old has one lymph node that swells behind her ear just had a bite on her head it swelled again

A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Call your doctor: This likely can wait and be seen at your child’s next visit. If fever or cough or pain/redness of the lymph nodes, or ear pain develop, please call yo ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Lymph nodes: May be associated with teething. Your child should be seeing a Dentist, preferably a Pedodontist (children's dental specialist) since age 1. Dentist w ... Read More
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Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Monitor closely: and call doctor if signs if illness develope.
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A male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
ENT follow up?: Possible eustachian tube disorder. An exam by an ENT may help rule out ETD. Epstein barr or CMV possible. Biopsy of one of the lymph nodes would be h ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably benign: It is relatively common to have enlarged neck nodes in children. This is due to repeated virus infections(Head colds, sore throat). Since it has not i ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. L: You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or he dev ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholaus Hilliard
20 years experience Pathology
Lymph node: marilyn, lymph nodes which are freely movable and less than 1 cm are usually considered not to be pathological. However, if this is a new finding to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
YES,: IF THE FLUID IS INFECTION LYMPH NODES WILL ENLARGE
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
Very Unlikely: Very unlikely to cause severe long term problems as it is just a lymph node.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Near normal: It is not uncommon of lymph node behind the ear to become a little larger for trivial issues with the scalp, like dandruff. If it has not changes in 3 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Scalp issue?: Lymph nodes in the neck ofter get enlarged due to issue with the scalp, e.g., dandruff. Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo. Check your node every ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Post auricular LN: Your rash in that location could be psoriasis The lymph nodes could be related to that. your physician can help clarify this or have you see the app ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Slight possibility: The characteristic of a cancerous lymph node is initially one associated with a pre existing malignancy that has is or is undergoing treatment. If no ... Read More

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