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Schenectady, NY
A 45-year-old female asked:

What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? feeling fine and no other glands swollen

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and gets to be 2 cm or larger, then you should consult your doctor, as a biopsy may be desirable to find the cause. Nothing immediately to worry about, but check if it is growing over the next 1-2 months or not..
Last updated Feb 25, 2014

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