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Lump Behind Ear Cancer
I have a lump behind ear on head, hard but slightly mobile. Been there a month but got a little smaller, should I get it checked with dr for cancer?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Recurring swollen lump under left armpit. Painful not red. In last, had swollen glands behind ear for months at a time. Worried about cancer. ?
Is it common for cancer to start or spread to lymph node behind ear? Male 19 no other problems except irritated outer ear skin.
Tough to say...: An enlarged lymph node behind the ear can be as simple as a skin and/or hair infection on the scalp (e.g. tinea capitis-- fungal infection on scalp and hair). However, without seeing what your describing on your ear and knowing other symptoms, it's impossible to exclude a potentially more concerning diagnosis. ...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 lump behind my right ear. It's sensitive to touch and mild pain when touched. Looks normal but lump. Is it cancer or something serious?
Likely lymph node: See your primary doctor. May need ent eval and antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a hard, immovable painless visible lump behind right ear. Dr said it's a lymph node if not gone in week to get tests. Chances it's cancer?
Does not sound like: lymph nodes frequently enlargeGet a more detailed answer ›
Pea sized lump behind right ear sometimes tender no other symptoms what could it be, could it be cancer, had this lump for a few days?
Do encapsulated tumors grow? I have had a hard immovable lump behind my ear for 4 years which has never changed shape or size. Worried about cancer
Lump: No worries if it hasn't changes in size ...Read more
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