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A female asked:

I have a hard lump behind my right ear. it's also red and swollen. i also had a rash on my back of my neck yesterday that was red and bumpy.

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Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Suspect cellulitis: i am concerned about your symptoms. This should be evaluated urgently and you may need antibiotics. If you had a more gradual onset of symptoms this could also be serious. Either way you need to see a doctor within 24 hours. Mark off the red area with a pen. If you see it enlarging quickly you may need a more urgent attention.
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