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Lump Above Right Ear
Hi! So I found a lump above my right ear. It feels as though the lump is on the bone above my ear. It is somewhat tender. No headaches. Please help!
Infected cyst: This may represent an infected cyst and may need care by your family physician. ...Read more
My husband has had bad migraines for the last 2-3 days nothing helps noticed a small and soft lump above his right ear very painful When touched?
ENT doc: The headaches may or may not be related to the "lump". See ENT doc soon to evaluate lump and relationship to headaches. ...Read more
Two weeks ago I noticed a small pea sized lump above my right ear its now the size of a almond. Its hard and painless. Worried because of the growth?
Have it checked: I suggest having this skin lesion checked because of its growth. There is a good possibility that it is a cyst under your skin, but it is impossible to know until it is looked at. ...Read more
I have a lump above my right ear that is causing swelling on the side of my face, behind my ear, and causing my ear itself to swell. It is painful to?
Most lumps, benign: Don't start worrying. The majority of small bumps on your head would be benign (not cancer). Lumps that can be tender are cysts, lymph nodes and less likely lipomas. Still, hard to evaluate it over the net. See your primary md who can take a good history and examen you. ...Read more
I have been hard of hearing since I was a young child & I have found a lump above my right ear & I can feel some pressure what should I do?
I have a ping pong ball sized lump above my right ear that feels hard and is sore, I also have had a terrible rash over my body, and correlation?
You need eval now: I am not sure if they are correlated but the mass above your ear is massive. Get seen promptly. ...Read more
Terrible headaches, causing difficulty thinking, blurred vision, lump in artery above right ear when this happens. What is it?
I have just noticed a small lump right above my ear that is painful to touch. It is definitely not a spot and isn't red or coloured at all.
Lymph node: Likely a reactive lymph node. Will likely dissipate in 7-10 days. If it persists, see an ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
I had a sharp, burning pain on the right side of my head and then a lump appeared right above my ear. It is a little sore. What should I do?
Consider getting: Evaluated. Your primary care doctor good place to start. They are likely related, and question becomes what is the cause of the swelling. Someone needs to look at it and ask more questions. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard lump forming on side of head above right ear two days ago, hurts to touch/lay on, cause some headache and hurts to open jaw all the way.
Possible abcess: A new mass that comes up suddenly and is painful to touch could be an abcess. This needs to be evaluated by a physician and may have to be drained. ...Read more
See a physician: Probable infection may need antibiotics and or drainage. ...Read more
Bump above right ear, tender to the touch. Thought it was a pimple under the skin, been there for 3 days and is getting more painful. It's red and hard and I tried to pop it to relieve pressure and it just becomes more painful.?
Needs evaluation: You need to have this lesion examined by your doctor especially if area is becoming more painful. ...Read more
Need exam: Can't tell from here. You need to see a doctor as this could be a problem needing attention. ...Read more
Ear Lump: This is hard to know unless it is seen and evaluated. Please see your FP or Dermatologist. ...Read more
Lymph node or cyst: Puffin, somethimg is imfected there. Have the ear and scalp examined. ...Read more
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Probably lymph node: At your age, most likely this is a lymph node that has been fighting an infection or inflammation in your scalp or ear. Don't mess with it too much or it could get bigger or more painful. You could safely apply a warm washcloth several times a day. If it doesn't go away in several months, or if you have ear symptoms, perhaps see someone. ...Read more
I just noticed a small painful lump behind my right ear. It only hurts when touched. Should I get this checked out?
Yes: Yes. You probably have a cyst or inflamed lymph node or other painful tumor causing this. Please see your dermatologist or doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
If a hard immovable lump never grows or changes should I be worried? I have had one near the back of my right ear for 4 years.
Lump: You could have a cyst or a hardened lymph node. However, can't tell you what it is without examination. ...Read more
Hi I have a question about my fiance, he has a hard lump behind his right ear. It isn't painful, but it has been there for a few weeks?
Bump: Great question. Sometimes its a normal variant of the anatomy of the mastoid bone but sounds like a small lymph node over the mastoid bone. He should have it checked out with an ENT ...Read more
A small lump on face near the right ear, its painless (when it press slight pain), earlier I have hard wax in side the ear and cleaned.?
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
I have a lump under my right ear. When I used ear bud to clean my right ear I could feel pain. When I bend my head on the right side I can feel pain?
Lump painful: You need to see a doctor to take a look at the lump. ...Read more
I have a lump behind my right ear. I have had it for about 10 years and it has been the same size but it has gotten bigger within the past two days.?
Time to get checked: Many possibilities exist. Time to have it looked at by a doctor. It could be as simple as an infected skin cyst. ...Read more
A lump under the right ear. Not very large. I can feel it but cant see it from outside very properly. Area around is a bit swollen and hurts little.
Lymph node, likely.: Slightly enlarged lymph nodes are very common in childhood due to URIs or ear infections. When they are acutely inflamed, they can become swollen and tender. If the lump doesn't get better within a week, or you discover other lumps that weren't there before, you should take her to see her doctor for a more complete checkup. ...Read more
I have had this lump behind my right ear for about 5 years, sometimes it feels small and then big, it's skin colour, I just recently getting scared : (?
Probable lymph node: The lymph system helps drain body tissue. Scalp problems sometimes cause a lymph node to enlarge. As the scalp problem disappears, the node gets smaller. If tender, red, or painful your doctor should evaluate it. Shpou. ...Read more
I have two lumps behind my right ear. (painless, not growing, each is a little bigger than a pea). Noticed a smaller third one today. Is this an issue?
These are probably: Lymph nodes. If they continue to enlarge or become painful, see your Dr ...Read more
Not enough info!: How long have you had this lump? Does it hurt? Are you having any other symptoms, like a rash, cold, or teeth problems? Ask your question again and be more specific please. There is a 150 character limit so be brief but complete. ...Read more
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks. ...Read more