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Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Cyst/venule/skin CA: Could be lots of things, have a medical professional look at it.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Lesion behind ear: The lesion behind the ear could either, hair follicle infection, sebaceous cyst, lymph node enlargement, if does not resolve on its own have it checke ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Not certain: It sounds like there is a fluid collection in the skin behind the ear. Questions to ask yourself: is this soft? Does it move when you touch it? Is it ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Lump behind ear: Lumps behind the ear are common. Oftentimes, these are lymph glands. As you describe it, it may happen to be a cyst. Please bring her to the pediatric ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Sebaceous Cyst: Sounds like a sebaceous cyst. These are very common and of no cause to worry. Generally they do not require medical treatment unless they become un ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear lumps: hello~ yes these are sebaceous cysts and the time to remove them is when they are quiescent and not infected. See your doc now and have them removed t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Your call: If it is stable, and not painful, it is very unlikely to be anything beyond a bit of scar (quite firm ) or a piece of mastoid process (bone hard) or a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: I would certainly get that checked sooner than later. Could be infectious, could also be a malignancy. Any recent illness? Cat scratch or somethin ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cyst/node: This may be a cyst or a lymph node, but best to see your otolaryngologist for an exact diagniosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Monitor : This may be just a benign lymph node. Monitor the lump for changes such as increasing size, pain, texture, pigmentation. Any of these changes indicat ... Read More
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