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A 42-year-old female asked:

A small hard knot or bump apperead on the right side above the ear side of my head. it feels like its really hot bot not sore. it has appeared before?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lesion: At this height it is not likely to be a preauricular or postauricular lymph node. You might have a cyst. A dermatologist should be able to accurately assess this.
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: and treated. This sounds like an inflamed periauricular or posterior occipital lymph node and or infection.

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Last updated Oct 25, 2015

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