A 1-year-old female asked:
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my baby's ear has a small hard bump behind it, i would only assume a lymph node, but she is not sick, and it doesn't hurt her when i touch it.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Lymph node: There are often lymph nodes in this area, also the mastoid bone may be prominent. A lymph node should be small, less than1 cm and mobile. Monitor the area and check with your doctor if growing.
Answered on Apr 6, 2015

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