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Doctor insights on: Bump On Jawline Under Ear

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I have a patch with minor bumps between my jawline and ear, it sometimes itches like mad and not, it some times look clearer and some times darker?

I have a patch with minor bumps between my jawline and ear, it sometimes itches like mad and not, it some times look clearer and some times darker?

Contact dermatitis: Your symptoms suggest contact dermatitis. Have you recently applied a new skin or shaving product? If that is the case, a short course (5-7 days, and as directed on the package) of over the counter steroid preparation should help. ...Read more

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Acne like bumps behind ears and down neck, jawline. They get very inflamed, sore, and sometimes itchy. Seem to spread quickly. Is this just acne?

Acne like bumps behind ears and down neck, jawline. They get very inflamed, sore, and sometimes itchy. Seem to spread quickly. Is this just acne?

Acne: It is common for inflammatory acne to involve the jaw line in women. A dermatologist can confirm the diagnosis and offer anti inflammatory medications where appropriate. ...Read more

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I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?

I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?

Infection: It sounds like you are developing small lymph nodes. These often form in response to infection. It would be best to see your doctor for an evaluation of your scalp and ear to try to find the source of infection so that it can be treated. ...Read more

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I have these weird bumps on my jawline below my earlobe. I have had it for more than a year&hasn't shrunk & is painless. Any suggestions on what it is?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, the bumps are likely to be slightly enlarged lymph nodes. Pay attention to your scalp and oral hygiene. You may watch and wait. If the bumps get bigger or painful, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes little bumps behind a childs ear ?

What causes little bumps behind a childs ear
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Lymph node swelling: Our immune system includes a number of way stations where immune cells (lymphocytes and others) congregate and fight infection. These are called lymph nodes. The ones located behind the ears ("posterior auricular") can enlarge during a viral infection, or from inflammation involving the outer ear or scalp, as in swimmer's ear or seborrhea of the scalp. Malignancy would be a rare cause. ...Read more

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What does bump behind ear mean?

What does bump behind ear mean?

Bump behind ear: Hello, the bump behind your ear could be the normal mastoid process which is prominent behind our ear or a lymph node. I have seen nodes behind the ear that needed excision. See your doctor for a recommendation. ...Read more

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Painful bumps inside my ears, what is this?

Painful bumps inside my ears, what is this?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Causes of pain and swelling along jawline under the ear?

Causes of pain and swelling along jawline under the ear?

Parotid gland?: Pain and swelling along the jawline and below the ear sounds to me like it could be due to the parotid salivary gland, which is right there. Could be many things wrong with the gland, from infection to sjogren's syndrome to a salivary gland stone. If it's due to the gland, it'll probably be worse right after you eat, since that's when the gland is stimulated to contract and release saliva. ...Read more

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I have these hard bumps on the side of my face by ear what is it?

I have these hard bumps on the side of my face by ear what is it?

Parotid?: If these bumps are hard and are in front of the ear, they may be arising from the parotid gland. This is the gland that secretes thin fluid into the mouth. I would advise that you see a head and neck surgeon for an appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My son has white bumps on his ears that itch. What could this be?

My son has white bumps on his ears that itch. What could this be?

Might be hives: Unless there is a direct exposure of something to his ears that is causing them to react, this is likely hives due to allergy, virus, or a sensitivity. ...Read more

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White bump inside of ear. Has been there for about a month. No pain?

White bump inside of ear. Has been there for about a month. No pain?

See your doctor: Could be a cyst, a plugged oil gland, infection, etc. Can't tell without seeing it. Have your doc check it out. Good luck! ...Read more

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White and dry patch on face and ears with tiny bumps on my 3 year old son.

White and dry patch on face and ears with tiny bumps on my 3 year old son.

Dry patch on face: Several things come to mind. He might need more omega 3 fatty acids in his diet or supplements. It might be a patch of fungal infection. It could also be representative of a food sensitivity. It wouldn't hurt to stop gluten and dairy for a month and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Small soft bump near back ear but doesn't hurt touch it only like headache pain, what is this?

Small soft bump near back ear but doesn't hurt touch it only like headache pain, what is this?

Head bump: How long has it been there? Is it pulsating (popping)? Do you have any cold symptoms? Sometimes you can have swollen lymph nodes behind your ears with upper respiratory infection. ...Read more

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I have a. Problem with my ear. There is like a bump near my crease between my ear and head. It doesn't hurt at all.

I have a. Problem with my ear. There is like a bump near my crease between my ear and head. It doesn't hurt at all.

Possibly darwin bump: Some people have a small bump on the inside of their upper ear. This is known as "darwin's tubercle, " or "darwin's bump, " because charles darwin mentioned it in his book. Genetics determines it presence. It is present from birth if not this, then not sure from description. Physician could tell you by physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the back of my head, by my ear. It's not painful, nor does it move. Should I be concerned?

I have a small bump on the back of my head, by my ear. It's not painful, nor does it move. Should I be concerned?

Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Yes, I have a bump on the side of my head right next to my ear and I could feel it hurting in my head. It comes and goes a lot?

Yes, I have a bump on the side of my head right next to my ear and I could feel it hurting in my head. It comes and goes a lot?

Inflamed lymphnode?: That is probably a lymph node. They will swell up with any breach of the skin on the scalp or infected hair follicle near its drainage area. ...Read more

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I have a few tiny bumps behind each of my ears. They aren't painful and don't itch but they've been there for at least a few days. What are they?

I have a few tiny bumps behind each of my ears. They aren't painful and don't itch but they've been there for at least a few days. What are they?

Lymph node.: Those sounds like post-auricular lymph nodes, which could enlarge in response to an ear or sinus infection. If they eventually go away completely, say in two to four weeks, then there's no cause for concern, especially if you have symptoms of said infections. If they do not go away, you may want to have them looked at — sometimes we need to take these out for definitive diagnosis if they linger. ...Read more

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My skin is red and splotchy on my cheeks and ears with little bumps. My skin care regimen didn't change. I just woke up like this one morning.?

My skin is red and splotchy on my cheeks and ears with little bumps. My skin care regimen didn't change. I just woke up like this one morning.?

Could be viral: There are viral illnesses that present with the rash you are describing. It also may be a reaction to another product that you are using that is not directly applied to the face. Once our body becomes sensitized (sensitive) you can react almost anywhere on the body. ...Read more

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I have small groups of bumps everywhere. In the center of them it looks like it busted open and dried up. they're literally everywhere like my ear too?

Need to see the rash: This forum does not allow for diagnosis. You will need to schedule a consultation with a clinician for a full evaluation and physical examination to get a diagnosis and treatment plan. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the inside of my ear and it really hurt?

See your doc: It could be a cyst or inflammation if there was some trauma. Hard to say unless you have a doc look at it. ...Read more

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What is this pea-sized bump behind my ear?

What is this pea-sized bump behind my ear?

Lymph node ? cyst ?: Depending on location it could be a cyst or an enlarged posterior auricular lymph node. ...Read more

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Could this bump on my ear be a keloid from my piercings?

Could this bump on my ear be a keloid from my piercings?

Yes: Mostlikely, it is a keloid and can be safely ignored unless it's painul or growing. ...Read more

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I have a bump behind my left ears and I am very concerned?

I have a bump behind my left ears and I am very concerned?

Lymph node: It could be an enlarged lymph node. Check scalp on same side for wound. If remains enlarged, see your doctor. ...Read more