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A Huge Lump Behind The Ear
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, cartilege and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
I noticed a small pea size lump right in front of the tragus of my right ear its under the skin. Causes dizziness and headaches. Infection?
Strange: Your presentation is very odd for your described symptoms. You should see your doctor for all the symtoms and get evaluated ...Read more
Can ur bone behind ur right ear be larger the the bone behind the left? Is this normal? I do have a small pea size cyst behind right ear.
Mastoid bone: The bone behind that ear is the mastoid bone. It commonly has many air cells that communicate with the middle ear. If there is no redness, pain or tenderness to the touch and you ear drum and hearing are normal, it is possible that there may an asymmetry of the size of the mastoid bone. See an ENT doctor is you are concerned. ...Read more
Hi I have a large lump behind my ear on the bone area and a small lump underneath that also infront of my ear at the side of my head is really painful?
Lymph nodes?: See you doctor for possibility of infection. ...Read more
Probably: Probably enlarged lymph node.Get a more detailed answer ›
Small hard lump on left side of head. Had an ear infection a month ago could it be from that? Size of large pea. Little bit behind the ear on left.
I have a hard pea size bump on the right side of my head near the tragus of the ear. It is a little sore if touched.
Soft pea size red painful lump behind right ear and feels like its dripping , also a swollen lymph node below the ear near jawline. What to do ?
Lump behind ear: Most lumps behind the ear are either an enlarged lymph node, possibly infected (if it is tender) or a sebaceous cyst (a sac of cheesy smelling oil and fat), which can be tender as it enlarges. Mastoiditis does cause tenderness directly behind the ear, but is not usually associated with a lump except in severely advanced, untreated stages, which is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ear mass: The most common thing is a small, insignificant lymph node. If it doesn't hurt, and is not enlarging, it is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
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
I have a small soft lump behind my right ear and a small hard dome shaped bump in the same right ear. Can you help? Thanks!
Bump: See a dermatologist and/or and ENT specialist. ...Read more