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A 41-year-old female asked:

i have a hard knot on right side about two inches above ear it's been there about 14 years hurts when i stress please help i did go about 10 years ago?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Its part of your: skull where muscles attach. These muscles go into spasm when you are stressed. That is why it hurts. Use ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. I don't think it is anything to worry about.

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Last updated Jun 3, 2016

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