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A member asked:

Hi , i have a grape sized lump under my left ear right behind my jaw bone. i am gauging my ears, & that ear is sore, so could it be just a infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Yes: It could be "just an infection", but this should be evaluated by your doctor and treated appropriately. If you were concerned that this lump might be a cancer that seems improbable, but a doctor needs to see it and feel it to be certain what it is likely to be due to.
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