A 23-year-old male asked:
I have a hard lump an inch behind ear on the line joining head and neck .its pea sized, painless and seems like its attached to the bone?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Lymph node: What you described suggests a slightly enlarged lymph gland/node. You could watch and wait. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2018
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