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Hi I have a large lump behind my ear it was small a year ago were I hardly noticed it but now just over the past week 6 times the size?

Hi I have a large lump behind my ear it was small a year ago were I hardly noticed it but now just over the past week 6 times the size?

Infected Cyst: this sounds like an infected inclusion cyst vs an enlarged lymph node. Either way it needs to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Hi I have a large lump behind my ear. It started about 3-4 years ago and has just got bigger.Its painless n quite soft and movable. Any ideas please?

Hi I have a large lump behind my ear. It started about 3-4 years ago and has just got bigger.Its painless n quite soft and movable. Any ideas please?

Lymph node: It sounds as if you have an enlarged lymph node, which if it is soft and movable, is probably just a sign that you had a small infection on your head. If the swelling persists for a month or more, if the lump becomes hard or fixed in place, please see your primary provider. ...Read more

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I have a large hard lump behind my ear and get frequent sharp headaches is this normal ?

I have a large hard lump behind my ear and get frequent sharp headaches is this normal ?

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

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What is the large lump that forms behind your ear called & how to heal it?

What is the large lump that forms behind your ear called & how to heal it?

Bump behind ear: Could be a swollen lymph node or infection/tumor mass in the mastoid bone behind the ear. Any mass behind the ear needs to be evaluated by a physician b/c antibiotics or even more intervention may need to be undertaken. ...Read more

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My 11 y/o child has a large bulge or lump behind her ear, what could it be? This lump showed up out of no where, no injury occurred. She felt pain when she laid down and touched behind her ear and noticed her l side felt different than her r side. She

My 11 y/o child has a large bulge or lump behind her ear,  what could it be? This lump showed up out of no where, no injury occurred.  She felt pain when she laid down and touched behind her ear and noticed her l side felt different than her r side.  She

Hello, : Hello, it might be an inflammed or infected cyst or an inflammed posterior auricular lymph node. Doubt it is cancerous if arose over night. I do recommend that you have her pediatrician take a look at it. Take care. ...Read more

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I have hard big lump on neck behind ear?

I have hard big lump on neck behind ear?

Lymph node: Probably a lymph node. Whatever it is, you need to see your MD. ...Read more

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My gp prescribed me antibios for abscess/sebaceous cyst behind ear now I have a large boil like lump on neck. What does this mean?

My gp prescribed me antibios for abscess/sebaceous cyst behind ear now I have a large boil like lump on neck. What does this mean?

See a dermatologist: You may have an enlarged lymph node as reaction to an inflamed cyst. Antibiotic therapy may not be effective, drainage or removal of the cyst may be the best treatment. First get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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