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Is there a lymph node in between jaw bone and ear?

Is there a lymph node in between jaw bone and ear?

Yes and nearby: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?

Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?

Sebaceous cyst: This is the most common lesion at that location. It may require surgical excision if it gets infected or enlarges. ...Read more

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Bone behind right ear is more prominent then behind left ear. No pain. Is this type of asymmetry normal?

Bone behind right ear is more prominent then behind left ear. No pain. Is this type of asymmetry normal?

Asymmetry is normal: Asymmetry is normal but. Without an examination can't tell to what degree of asymmetry there is. Best to see your PCP for exam and evaluation ...Read more

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Bump behind knee that has no pain, is this a tumor?

Bump behind knee that has no pain, is this a tumor?

Bakers cyst: The main reason for swelling behind the knee is a bakers cyst. Not a serious problem but very uncomfortable. ...Read more

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The bone behind my left ear is swollen and very painful like a burning sensation. Have a lump where ear meets jaw. Could this be a mastoid bone infect?

The bone behind my left ear is swollen and very painful like a burning sensation. Have a lump where ear meets jaw. Could this be a mastoid bone infect?

Unlikely: It is impossible to have a mastoid infection without a middle ear infection. The tendons of the large neck muscles attach on the mastoid bone and you could have either a tendonitis or myositis. The lump where the ear meets the jaw could be the parotid gland tail. See an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why would there be a little ball of cartilage in my ear lobe?

Why would there be a little ball of cartilage in my ear lobe?

Probably > Keloid: What you have in the "ear lobe" is probably a keloid. See a plastic surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and for the treatment of it. ...Read more

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I've got a lump of bone embedded in my gum. What is this called?

I've got a lump of bone embedded in my gum. What is this called?

Lump of bone?: It sounds like an exostosis; torus. However, without actually examining you and seeing x-rays of the area, no one can give you a definitive diagnosis over the internet. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have wide hip bone and a medium-large behind?

Is it normal to have wide hip bone and a medium-large behind?

A woman's Body.: I consider it to be very woman-like. The reason - women's bodies were designed to have more fat than a man's. So having curves is normal. Second, women's bodies were designed for childbirth - wide hip bones help to fit the bill. What you describe are features that are feminine/ female. ...Read more

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Is there a lazer treatment for osteod osteoma.It is in a very critical place and it is active about 1cm &inside the bones of the left ankle.Help!

Is there a lazer treatment for osteod osteoma.It is in a very critical place and it is active about 1cm &inside the bones of the left ankle.Help!

No: There is no laser treatment for osteoid osteoma. It can be removed by surgery or by focused radio-frequency ablation an experienced interventional radiologist. See an orthopedic surgeon locally for advice. ...Read more

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There is little bulge like the bone's a bit dislocated. Could this actually be a tumor?

Pain?: Are you having pain? Dislocation would cause severe pain. A tumor is a remote possibility but should definitely be ruled out by your physician if you have concern about this. ...Read more

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After bunion surgery, my bone fused with pseudo bone. Now there is a bone spur, or growth on top of that joint. What can be done?

After bunion surgery, my bone fused with pseudo bone. Now there is a bone spur, or growth on top of that joint. What can be done?

Depends: Discuss with your operating surgeon about any questions you have regarding surgical outcomes and possible necessary steps to address this issue. ...Read more

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For fnac non specific lymphandatis is caused and a hard stone near ear of left is formed and ear is not hearing properly a zooooooo sound is comming?

For fnac non specific lymphandatis is caused and a hard stone near ear of left is formed and ear is not hearing properly a zooooooo sound is comming?

Please Clarify!: Your english is a bit rough. You may have a swollen lymph node behind your ear & it's causing some ringing in your ear. If this is the case then the problem is probably occuring in the ear. Dependng on how long this has been going on, it may be draining into the lymph node behind the ear & it could be an infection. If it is as hard as a stone then it could be serious, (a mass). See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can there be a small bone behind that surrounds the ear canal?

Yes: The ear contains the smallest bones in the body, the incus, the malleus, and the stapes. So, there are actually 3 bones in the ear ! ...Read more

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I have fluid in my ears rather than ear wax...I hear this means there is a dysfunction in my auditory tube. is that an ear infection? is it serious?

I have fluid in my ears rather than ear wax...I hear this means there is a dysfunction in my auditory tube. is that an ear infection? is it serious?

Serous otitis media: 'Fluid in the ears" as a result of eustachian tube dysfunction is not in and of itself an infection, but the trapped fluid can easily turn into one. This fluid is trapped behind the ear drum when the eustachian tube becomes ineffective at draining the middle ear space. Nasal steroids and/or decongestants are often used to improve functioning of the tube. ...Read more

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