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A 24-year-old female asked:

i suddenly have a lump on the side of my face. can this be caused by head trauma? hit on top of head, lump in front of left ear. swollen lymph-nodes?

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Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Any : Inflammation can cause swelling of the lymph nodes. Most likely the contusion to the head caused inflammatory reaction. Which lead to the swelling if the nodes. Keep an eye on the swelling. If things change. See your doctor

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