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Outer ear cancer

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brooke Bair
Dermatology 17 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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 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
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Reactive Node: Not likley. It is most commonly an immune response to an infection such as an ear infection.
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A male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
42 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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 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.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Iā€™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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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Surgical Oncology 20 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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 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
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you are feeling may be... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 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
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes, a lesion with the same size without change in that long period of time is likely not a malignant (cancerous) lesion.
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