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A 27-year-old female asked:

Iv had a soft lump behind my ear that i only noticed because it was feeling tender. it's has now turned a dark purple colour, what could it be?

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Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Lymph node: What you described fits in to be a lymph node. Tenderness usually means infection in the area the node is draining from , ear, scalp, pharynx etc color change is worrisome. Plz see your GP to get further advice. Good luck.

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