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A 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
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
Tender area behind left ear with slightly raised lump on the mastoid bone and dull earache with tenderness in ear canal. Is this dangerous/serious?
Mastoiditis: You need to be seen and examined, preferably by an ENT doctor. This could be very severe and dangerous and you should go asap. Good luck and hope this improves quickly. ...Read more
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
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
A lump show up behind my left ear in the crease, just before the ear lobe starts, is this a swollen lymph node and should I see a doctor?
I have an ear ache, clogged and itchy ear, headache and a small lump behind and below my ear that is soft, tender. Inner Ear Infection?
Are lymph nodes present on ear cartilage? I have a small lump behind my ear cartilage. Not on the neck or the head part but on the ear.It is tender.
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