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A 16-year-old male asked:

i have a very small lymph node infront of my ear (preauricular) i have no symptoms really except that when i eat the whole left side of my face hurts. it is painless to the touch and seems to fluctuate in size. it went away for a day or two then came back

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Unusual: This is an unusual lymph node to have and is often associated with eye infections. It is likely you have an infection somewhere. Be checked and all the best.

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Last updated Oct 11, 2017

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