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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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Need exam by a pro. Eczema or psoriasis are more likely than cancer, but you need to see a skin Dr.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
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
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Reactive Node: Not likley. It is most commonly an immune response to an infection such as an ear infection.
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
40 years experience General Practice
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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
20 years experience Dentistry
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
26 years experience Psychiatry
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
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
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
46 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
11 years experience General Practice
Lymph nodes: Postauricular lymphadenopathy. Lymph nodes commonly swell up with infections, such as mono or an ingrown hair. It is not cancer.
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