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What is ear lump or bulge

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Cyst versus mass: A lump in the concha could represent, a cyst especially based on the the green/gray color. If it continues to grow, it can rupture and can get infecte... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 16 years experience
See below: If you're having cold symptoms, these "bulges" could be swollen lymph nodes from infection. However, if you have that many, I think that warrants a t... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hello, : Hello, it might be an inflammed or infected cyst or an inflammed posterior auricular lymph node. Doubt it is cancerous if arose over night. I do recom... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
The most common: cause of a neck lump is an enlarged lymph node. Or, in the location you describe, an enlarged or swollen salivary gland. But the fact that it seems to... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Unlikely: Behind the ear may be lymph nodes or the mastoid process which is a bony structure. Headaches may be related to migraine or tmj. If you have pain in t... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Wrong position: The fontanelles are located in the midline, one in back of the forehead & rarely a 2nd just in front of the back of the head. A bump on the right ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Looked at : Lymph node vs inflammed cebaceous cyst. Needs examined either way.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, v... Read More

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