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A 47-year-old female asked:

Half golf ball size tender bump on back of head behind left ear-no trauma. swollen lymph nodes in that area & stiff neck. blood work came back normal.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
See doctor: You need to talk to your doctor about this especially if it has been present for more than a couple of weeks. I am concerned about the stiff neck which may signal meningitis. Blood tests do not detect all infections especially those in isolated areas.

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