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I have a small ear lump on my earlobe in the front. My right ear feels fat and its very painful, escpecially if i put my hand on it. Is this serious?

I have a small ear lump on my earlobe in the front. My right ear feels fat and its very painful, escpecially if i put my hand on it. Is this serious?

Perinidal Abscess: i small lump in front of the ear may represent a perinidal sinus. It is possible for these to become infected and swollen. These sometimes need to be drained and be treated with antibiotics. All the best and be evaluated soon. ...Read more

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Lump between jaw and ear. Above jaw, below ear. I have bad teeth on that side (left). Pain in jaw hinge and shooting into ear. Lump is pretty big.

Lump between jaw and ear. Above jaw, below ear. I have bad teeth on that side (left). Pain in jaw hinge and shooting into ear. Lump is pretty big.

Jaw pain: It sounds as if you have an infection, probably from the bad teeth on that side. See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. The longer you wait, the worse the infection will get. ...Read more

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Hard immovable lump latched in to flesh for 4 years with no growth or change near back of ear. Whole lump latched in to flesh. Can this be malignant?

Hard immovable lump latched in to flesh for 4 years with no growth or change near back of ear. Whole lump latched in to flesh. Can this be malignant?

Lump by ear: Jamie It is hard to know if the lump behind your ear is benign or malignant without examining in person but based on location it would like be a benign cyst or tumor in the area ...Read more

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I'm 21 I was a heavy smoking ,stopped smoking 3 days ago, using a vaporiser,but I'm short on breath and have a sore throat,ear ache,lump in throat.

I'm 21 I was a heavy smoking ,stopped smoking 3 days ago, using a vaporiser,but I'm short on breath and have a sore throat,ear ache,lump in throat.

Take Your Lumps Now: Well, what'd you expect-a new car and a hot date?No matter what physical ailment you have, smoking will not make it any better. So if you have a mild virus or a cold or cough-- you smoke,you suffer more.Three days of inhalational abstinence is not enough,especially if you were a heavy smoker.So for now, just try and not smoke and see how it goes. Later,try to cut down to at least 1/2 pack a day ...Read more

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I feel as if theres something in my ear like a lump. Why is this?

I feel as if theres something in my ear like a lump. Why is this?

Ear lump: Greetings. The ear canal has contours inside that are unique to each individual. Other reactive changes could occur from wax buildup or infection. See your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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20 month old healthy back of neck rt side below ear found a lump dr felt it and said it was a normal gland. Should I get a second opinion ?

20 month old healthy back of neck rt side below ear found a lump dr felt it and said it was a normal gland. Should I get a second opinion ?

Lymph glands in neck: There is likely never a week gone by in decades, without some worried parent or relative bringing me an infant or older kid with lumps in the neck that are healthy reactive lymph nodes. There are probably a dozen or more located in the neck that remain pea sized until stimulated by bug bites, drainage or a rash.They enlarge for wks then shrink back to resting size.Recheck if large >4wks. ...Read more

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