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Lump Behind Childs Ear
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
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 had to wear glasses since i was a child i have just recently noticed a little bump behind my ear where my glasses are it doesn't hurt or itch?
Lump behind ear: it could be a swollen lymph node. Monitor it for a week or so and if no improvement then get it checked out ...Read more
See your doctor: This type of mass may be a lymph node or may something more worrisome. The parotid salivary gland typically extends just behind the earlobe and may develop tumors in that portion of the gland, called the tail of the parotid. You should have your doctor evaluate this mass. ...Read more
Monitor : This may be just a benign lymph node. Monitor the lump for changes such as increasing size, pain, texture, pigmentation. Any of these changes indicate a need for further evaluation. ...Read more
Node? cyst?: A post auricular lymph node can become inflammed and become enlarged if there is a small infection or sometimes a cyst can form. ...Read more
ENT consult: A lump should be evaluated right away. What you are describing is most likely a benign growth but consult an ENT physician soon. ...Read more
I have a small, painful lump behind both ear lobes. They dont hurt outright, but they hurt to touch. Is this serious?
Hard to say: These could be lymph nodes or cysts or infected/clogged follicles or even something else. Since it's bilateral - as in on both sides - lymph nodes are more likely the culprit. To be sure you should seek an in person evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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