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My 2 year old son has had a bump on his right side of his neck lined up with his ear lobe but right above his hairline. it is now on his left side too?

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Dr. Gary Snead
ADHD and Autism 34 years experience
Likely lymph nodes: These are most likely appropriate lymph nodes along the chain of lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels that drain the ear area. There is little soft tissue under the skin so the nodes stick out. He should be seen if they become very tender, hot to touch, get bigger very fast, or fluid starts coming out. If they already are bigger than the last part of your pinky he should also be checked.

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Last updated May 4, 2016

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