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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?

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

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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 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?

Get evaluated: New lumps or masses on the head and neck, particularly when associated with conditions such as hearing loss should be evaluated by a physician who specializes in this area such as an otolaryngologist (ENT). Please schedule your appointment! ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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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?

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?

Large skin problem: If you have not gone to the doctor today you need to get there now...Or at the very least an urgent care center to see what this is all about. The rash with the lump makes me quite nervous for you. ...Read more

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I have a lump directly above my right ear it's sore to touch and hard?

I have a lump directly above my right ear it's sore to touch and hard?

See below: Could be an inflamed lymph node or a skin infection. Hard to determine without examination and getting more information. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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Hard painless lump behind right ear. What could this be?

Hard painless lump behind right ear. What could this be?

Need exam: Can't tell from here. You need to see a doctor as this could be a problem needing attention. ...Read more

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Small hard lump on top of right ear on the head what can it be no pain?

Small hard lump on top of right ear on the head what can it be no pain?

Ear Lump: This is hard to know unless it is seen and evaluated. Please see your FP or Dermatologist. ...Read more

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There is a lump behind my right ear for couple of years now , should I be worried ?

There is a lump behind my right ear for couple of years now , should I be worried ?

Probably not: if it is not enlarged or caused you pain, most likely it is a benign process. it may be a lymph node or could be a sebaceous cyst, which is like a "zit" . see your doctor and show him or her. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump behind my right ear and it hurts when I touch It. It is a hard lump ?

I have a hard lump behind my right ear and it hurts when I touch It. It  is a hard lump ?

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

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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

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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.

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