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Dr said firm lymph node on neck behind ear doesn't feel movable but hard to tell because of the location. is this normal for location and benign?

Dr said firm lymph node on neck behind ear doesn't feel movable but hard to tell because of the location. is this normal for location and benign?

Lymph node: All lymph nodes should be followed up in 1 month and if they do no regress should be biopsies. If you have sinusitis or otitis that may explain it but still nedd follow up and biopsy . ...Read more

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I have a hard painless lymph node in front of ear, it has been there for at least 3 weeks, my dr is not worried about it, should i seek another dr?

I have a hard painless lymph node in front of ear, it has been there for at least 3 weeks, my dr is not worried about it, should i seek another dr?

Probably: Watch it a while longer. Could have drained the infection from the stye & just take a while to resolve. If not gone in another month it should be looked at again ...Read more

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Painful lymph node behind the ear.

Painful lymph node behind the ear.

Likely infection: There are a number of conditions which cause lymph node enlargement, with infection being the most common cause. Behind the ear nodes can come from the ear, the skin, teeth and possibly sinuses. Take some Ibuprofen (if it's safe for you) and if the node persists, seeks care. ...Read more

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My baby's ear has a small hard bump behind it, I would only assume a lymph node, but she is not sick, and it doesn't hurt her when I touch it.

My baby's ear has a small hard bump behind it, I would only assume a lymph node, but she is not sick, and it doesn't hurt her when I touch it.

Lymph node: There are often lymph nodes in this area, also the mastoid bone may be prominent. A lymph node should be small, less than1 cm and mobile. Monitor the area and check with your doctor if growing. ...Read more

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Could it happen that a lymph node behind your ear kill you?

Could it happen that a lymph node behind your ear kill you?

It shouldn't!: But you should have it checked if it is red, hot , tender and you have fever along with it . Your doctor will tell you what to do and probably run some tests and prescribe some antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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Why is my lymph node and ear lobe on my left side swollen?

Why is my lymph node and ear lobe on my left side swollen?

Possible infection: Swelling of ear lobe could be related to an infection with resulting lymph node enlargement. Medical eval should be able to clarify issue. Take care. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

Lymph node: A swollen and painful lymph node is usually sign of an infection somewhere, like acne, scalp lesions, tonsil problems, etc. You may need antibiotics and a medical exam--see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause one swollen painless lymph node on left of neck blow ear?

Swollen lymphnode: Infection can cause swelling of lymphnode. If it stays swollen for more than 4 weeks then it needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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