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A 34-year-old member asked:

What does a swelling in the outer side of the ear signify?

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Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
39 years experience
Which part of ear?: The ear itself will not show lymph node enlargement, but will close by. A small infection perhaps, if the lobe is swollen and tender, perhaps a sebaceous cyst. More information is necessary for a reasonable answer.
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