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Lump Behind Ear On Head
Lipoma: Lipomas, a fatty tumor are common in this location as well as a few other tumors. Has the lump been present for some time or rapidly developing recently? If rapid, get an evaluation by an ENT specialist fairly soon. If it has been there for some time, you can probably ignore it if it does not bother you and is not changing. ...Read more
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?
Baby almost 5 mos has goopy left eye I think clogged tear duct but also congested and has lump behind left ear on head. Lymph node? Thoughts?
Found a finger tip sized lump behind ear (not in fold but more on the side of head) 3 weeks ago. Was not painful but now is. Very firm, bony like?
Reassurance: Its probably a cyst/lymphnode if it is on the bone probably the mastoid bone. If it is non painful you can observe it and see your doctor if there is more concern. ...Read more
19 month old son has marble sized lump behind ear and two smaller ones on back of head all feel fixed and quite hard no other symptoms but im worried?
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them. If you feel around you should find several the size of a pea ; sometimes bigger.They can increase to the size of a big peanut if stimulated by local factors, illness or vaccines.I would just monitor it or have doc see it during regular visit. ...Read more
Have very hard bone-like finger-tip size lump on left side of head, behind ear. Not painful unless touched, not hot. Cause for concern?
Either lymph node: or a posterior occipital bony prominence- please have it checked by your physician. ...Read more
I have small lump behind ear near jaw my neck burns my ears burns it feels like my head is wet. My neck hurts when i turn it to the rgt. Any idea?
Lumps: Lumps in the neck need to be evaluated by a surgeon. Many are infectious and are lymph nodes which may react to local ear or tooth infections. But some are more ominous and need careful evaluation and following. Depending on how long present, anything more than 2 weeks means a complete exam. ...Read more
Feels weak and tired and has a lump behind ear that itches. Feels like he has a head cold and a swore throat.
See a doctor: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. You need to be seen and examined. ...Read more
Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?
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