A 36-year-old female asked:
15 yr old recently found hard bone like immobile lump on back of head, ear infection last wk no other symptoms.
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Pediatrics 44 years experience
Enlarged lymph node: He may have inflammation at the nape of his neck after his ear infection, since his lymph nodes there can enlarge. If the lump enlarges after 1-2 weeks with increased redness, discharge or tenderness, it should be seen and treated for infection by his MD.
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Last updated Feb 25, 2018
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