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A 22-year-old male asked:

a couple months ago i ask about a lump that moves around when you touch it its just behind my ear and it very annoying it doesn't hurt but it annoying?

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Dr. Michael Nordstrom
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Lump: Most likely this is a small lymph node and likely not significant. However you should see your doctor if it persists.

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A 17-year-old male asked:

I have a small bumb behind my ear (on the skull) . It doesn't hurt and doen't hurt when i touch it . It increases and decreases in size.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head and behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Why doees it hurt to touch my ear?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not enough info: to provide you with the information that you seek.

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