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Houma, LA
A 17-year-old male asked:

Are their any blood vessels near the tragus part of the ear? i feel a swollen lump in that area could it be an anurysm?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Not likely: You are probably feeling a swollen lymph node. If you are sick it is related. If you are not and it hasn't gone down you should be checked out. While of course there are blood vessels there. It is quite unlikely that you have an aneurysm. You doctor's examination will help figure it out.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Any piercing? Sometimes even with removal scar is present. Some cysts can happen Unlikely to develop an aneurysm
Mar 23, 2013
Last updated Mar 16, 2015


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