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Edinburg, TX
A 34-year-old female asked:

I have a lump on the back of head right on top of neck line. in addition, the left side back of the ear area is tender to touch. what could that be?

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Dr. William Winget
Dentistry 21 years experience
Ear infection: There is branch of lymph nodes or "intersections of your immune system" that run in a chain down your neck and around your neck line. Most likely you are feeling the swelling of a lymph node. Considering your ear hurts I would have to imagine you have an ear infection or some other irritation.
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