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Posterior auricular lymph node swelling

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Mastoid: Most likely it is your mastoid process. Normal finding.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Consider other cause: lymph notes become tender and swollen whenever that area of the body becomes inflamed. It is unlikely that allergy could cause this unless you have op... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
Cardiology 38 years experience
Inflammation: Local injury, local inflammation, boils, abcesses, r/o serous problems like tumor, cancer etc.
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Lymphadenitis : Or swollen lymph nodes due to viral or bacterial infection. The swollen lymph nodes caused by cancer is not very common condition. I don't think that ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Inflammation: Classically lymph node swelling is due to some type of inflammation or localized infection. Infection around the ear and scalp may cause intermittent... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Dunno: Most commonly lymph nodes swell in response to a nearby infection. You say this has been going on for three months with no change. Other possibilities... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
The size may vary: As a rule, the larger , the more and the harder the nodes are, the more chances of them to be malignant. But anything is possible so don't rely on the... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big for the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
4 weeks: Talk with your doc if your lymph nodes have been swollen for more than 3-4 weeks or if they're getting larger or more painful.