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Hard Lump Behind The Ear
Probable node: Could be a lymph node or salivary gland tumor pushing the ear forward. If there is fever, tenderness pain and swelling behind the ear, hearing loss, ear drainage i would be concerned about infection in the mastoid bone which needs urgent assessment. If these latter symptoms then needs urgent attention. If not and the bump persists>2-3 weeks then see ent. ...Read more
I have a pea-sized hard lump behind my ear, it's painless and immobile, decreases and increases in size, it's been there for at least 3 months.
Be seen: Be seen by a doctor. Might just be a ln from a viral illness, but could be other infection which might require medication. ...Read more
Depends: Depends what you mean by "normal".....Aa lump behind the ear may be a lymph node that is enlarged...That is normal as it is doing its job. If it is infected it will be tender. It may or may not be related to a sharp headache. Your symptoms are best evaluated in a visit with your physician so you can be examined more details obtained. This is hard to answer without seeing you. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump behind my ear and one that is soft and oval shape and flatter and can move. Could this be cancer?
I have a hard lump behind my ear for some time now, isn't a nymph node, but now I have onein front if my ear and the back of my head.What couldit be?
Disturbing findings: These lumps that are spreading appear quite significant and need medical attention now. ...Read more
I have a hard lump behind my ear on skull which is a little black in color. I can also feel a little pain after every minute or so.
Send a picture: You can upload a photo of the involved area, anonymously, to www.imgur.com They will link it to its own URL web address. Resubmit your question to HT and INCLUDE THE LINK in your question,e.g. SEE:______. We will be able to click the link and see the photo. If that is not possible then see a physician to examen the area. It's not possible to tell what it may be without seeing it. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump behind my ear it's painful only when I press on it I'm 64years old with no medical Ins. Where can I go to see a doctor?
My 10 week old has grape sized hard lump behind right ear along occipital bone that seems to have grown. No pain or any symptoms, what could this be?
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