A 28-year-old female asked:
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i have a large painful lump on the back of my head. may be my occipital lymph node inflamed but not sure. hx of tick bite, ear infection, 19 weeks iup?

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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Need exam : You should have this examined by your doctor ASAP. If severe, I to an urgent care center or ER. If it can wait, see you primary Monday. Hope this helps!
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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