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A 31-year-old female asked:

Hard lump behind ear sore when i touch it.what is it and what will i do?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Probably lymph node: The mass is probably an inflamed lymph node related to your ear infection. Please see your doctor for treatment of the infection.
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Node?: May represent a swollen lymph node. Be evaluated by your primary care physician.

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A 31-year-old female asked:

Small lump behind ear under earlobe, not sore or tender to touch what could it be?

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Dr. Martin Gregory
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis 53 years experience
Several options: This could be a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, or enlarged lymph node. Suggest that you see your doctor to distinguish between these. If it is not changing quickly and you feel generally well, then there is likely no urgency.

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