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What is the large lump that forms behind your ear called & how to heal it?

What is the large lump that forms behind your ear called & how to heal it?

Bump behind ear: Could be a swollen lymph node or infection/tumor mass in the mastoid bone behind the ear. Any mass behind the ear needs to be evaluated by a physician b/c antibiotics or even more intervention may need to be undertaken. ...Read more

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Fluid lump behind ear?

Fluid lump behind ear?

Not certain: It sounds like there is a fluid collection in the skin behind the ear. Questions to ask yourself: is this soft? Does it move when you touch it? Is it painful or red? Have you had any surgery in this region? There is a natural " lump" behind the ear that is called the mastoid process. This can have an infection and if there is surrounding fluid this may be the fluid lump rthat you see. See your dr. ...Read more

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A huge lump behind the ear?

A huge lump behind the ear?

See your doctor: Could be a lymph node, a skin cyst, a tumor, or an infection. This needs to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is a lump behind the ear be?

What is a lump behind the ear be?

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

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What can be done for a soft lump behind ear ?

What can be done for a soft lump behind ear ?

Monitor : This may be just a benign lymph node. Monitor the lump for changes such as increasing size, pain, texture, pigmentation. Any of these changes indicate a need for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Two big lumps behind left ear, what could this be?

Lumps: May be lymph nodes or sebaceous cysts. Best to have them checked out with an ENT ...Read more

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What can cause a lump to form behind the left ear?

What can cause a lump to form behind the left ear?

Node? cyst?: A post auricular lymph node can become inflammed and become enlarged if there is a small infection or sometimes a cyst can form. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm young and worried! lump behind ear!?

What to do if i'm young and worried! lump behind ear!?

Ear lump: Hello, the bone behing your ear is called your mastoid prominence. There are lymph nodes in this area that may become inflamed and cause pain. I would recommend ibuprophen as directed for a few days. If this persists, then see your family doctor. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a movable lump behind ear. What should I do?

I'm worried about a movable lump behind ear. What should I do?

See your doctor: This type of mass may be a lymph node or may something more worrisome. The parotid salivary gland typically extends just behind the earlobe and may develop tumors in that portion of the gland, called the tail of the parotid. You should have your doctor evaluate this mass. ...Read more