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How do you know if a lump have a hard dot behind ear but don't know its there until you touch?

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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management 11 years experience
ENT consult: A lump should be evaluated right away. What you are describing is most likely a benign growth but consult an ENT physician soon.

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A 35-year-old female asked:

Daughter has a hard dot or lump behind ear not sure but turns blue when you touch it?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Lump behind ear: Lumps behind the ear are common. Oftentimes, these are lymph glands. As you describe it, it may happen to be a cyst. Please bring her to the pediatrician for diagnosis.
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A 27-year-old male asked:

Red hard lump behind ear. Is red and if I touch it it hurts?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Either or see a doc: it could be either a lymph node and that will explain the tenderness and mass effect it could be an oil gland cyst what is called sebaceous cyst that could get hard like a solid mass and it could get infected and turn to abscess like structure either way you need to see your doctor for evaluation and proper treatment at least with antibiotic before the infection spread good luck
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Could also be the mastoid. Check it out today
Aug 10, 2014

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