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Outer ear cancer

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brooke Bair
Dermatology 16 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Lymph node: It is likely to be a lymph node due to some infection or even dandruff in the area above the ear. If it is the only lymph node that is palpable, do no... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Reactive Node: Not likley. It is most commonly an immune response to an infection such as an ear infection.
A male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
41 years experience
Get checked: Tinnitus is the official name for this and, it can be caused by many things...Or just idiopathic..It needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician, ..... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Not really..: Cancer diagnosis is made after very specific blood and lab test. Sometimes a knot is just a local inflammation or a small skin gland cyst.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 27 years experience
I’m sorry that youre: going through such a stressful time. Stressors of such a magnitude can be difficult to deal with. You may wish to seek counseling with a psychologist ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
No: There is no evidence to suggest that cell phone sound waves cause cancer. What is being investigated is if electromagnetic waves related to cell phon... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Cysts?: This doesn't sound like cancer. I'm wondering idly whether these are bilateral first branchial cleft cysts that expand when you lie down. If they're f... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not cancer: Common things are common. The most common origin of ear pain is a stretch on the eardrum caused by pressure or canal pain caused by internal swelling.... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Yes, a lesion with the same size without change in that long period of time is likely not a malignant (cancerous) lesion.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Not likely : It's more likely that you have Am throat infection and less likely that it is cancer. Please be seen you might need antibiotics.
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