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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Infection: It sounds like you are developing small lymph nodes. These often form in response to infection. It would be best to see your doctor for an evaluation of your scalp and ear to try and find the source of infection so that it can be treated.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
If you find that these are prominent, persistent over the course of a month, and/or getting larger then see your doctor for an evaluation.
May 21, 2015
Last updated Jun 2, 2021

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