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I had a sore lump under my left ear lobe a Dr. said swollen lymph node. It went away but came back and grew rapidly while eating chew/swallow worsen?

I had a sore lump under my left ear lobe  a Dr. said swollen lymph node. It went  away but came back and grew rapidly while eating chew/swallow worsen?

Salivary gland: The swelling you describe sounds more like swelling of the salivary gland called parotid gland. It may infected or its ducts may be obstructed with stone, See an ENT. ...Read more

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Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Got my ears pierced aboit 2 weeks ago. Now they're really tender and painful and I've discovered a swollen gland right below ear lobe. Is it infection?

Got my ears pierced aboit 2 weeks ago. Now they're really tender and painful and I've discovered a swollen gland right below ear lobe. Is it infection?

Otitis externa: very likely it is.Please see a doctor right away.You need antibiotics ASAP.if the infection spreads,you will be in terrible pain.not to scare you,seek medical help. ...Read more

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My right ear is really sore. It started up yesterday and it became sore and feels swollen. Could there be a reason for this?

My right ear is really sore.
It started up yesterday and it became sore and feels swollen. Could there be a reason for this?

Ear pain: If you press on your ear an it hurts probably you have a "swimmers ear". You will need ear drops to clear it up. Do not use q-tips or alcohol in your ears. ...Read more

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Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Shingles?: If there is more than one bump (check in ear canal and behind ear lobe: very likely this could be shingles. Other viruses like coxsackie can cause this too. Of course bacterial infection cold do the same. ...Read more

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Have had swollen ear lobes for a long time with no other apparent symptoms. Is this unusual?

Have had swollen ear lobes for a long time with no other apparent symptoms. Is this unusual?

See your doctor.: The causes of chronic swelling of the earlobes can range from an allergy to a metal in a new earring to low-grade infection and inflammation. Since the treatments differ, you need to see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a swollen ear lobe to go down?

How long is it supposed to it take for a swollen ear lobe to go down?

Depends: It is depend whether or not you have infection, and require med. It is best to see doctor. ...Read more

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Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be ?should I be worried ? What can cause it?

Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be ?should I be worried ? What can cause it?

Infection: Sometimes cysts, infections, keloids can develop in ears. A doctor would have to see your ear or in person to be more accurate. Good luck and please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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My sons ear lobes are swollen, look lumpy and he says they itch? And this is also on his cheeks.

My sons ear lobes are swollen, look lumpy and he says they itch? And this is also on his cheeks.

Angioedema: This is angioedema. It is more unsightly and uncomfortable than it is serious. Many times, in kids, it is secondary to a recent or present infection. The safest thing to do is see the pediatrician before using an medications. ...Read more

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