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Swollen lymph nodes but no infection doc says, on amtrymitline for headaches, but what is hard lump behind jaw under ear if I have no infection?

Swollen lymph nodes but no infection doc says, on amtrymitline for headaches, but what is hard lump behind jaw under ear if I have no infection?

Lymph node: You probably have a lymph nose on the mastoid process. A bony part behind the ear. Have an ENT look at it. They will sort the problem out. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a painful lump behind my jaw and behind my ear>what is it?

I have a painful lump behind my jaw and behind my ear>what is it?

Probably an. ..: Inflamed lymph node. The tail of the parotid also extends to this area and may cause your problem. See an ent. ...Read more

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Small hard lump under right ear behind lower jaw. Have had it for at least 5 years now. What could cause this and what affordable ways could treat it?

Many things: It could be a cyst, tumor, swollen lymph node, etc.
Get a referral from your dr. For this to be biopsied, and removed properly.



The fact it's been there for 5 yr leads me to believe it is not too serious, but get it removed. ...Read more

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Lump below ear behind jaw causing pain in jaw and the side of face. Had extraction and root left in my gums.

Lump below ear behind jaw causing pain in jaw and the side of face. Had extraction and root left in my gums.

Infection: Sounds like there is still infection in the area where the root is retained. Contact the dr. Whom extracted the tooth as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Found a lump in my neck by my jaw to the centre about 3cm with no pain about 2 month ago & I have just found one behind my ear. What could it be?

Found a lump in my neck by my jaw to the centre about 3cm with no pain about 2 month ago & I have just found one behind my ear. What could it be?

Needs exam: I'm not sure what you are measuring from your description, the size of the lump or how far away it is from your jaw. If you have two solid, nonpainful neck masses I would have them examined this week by an ent. If that's not possible see your primary care physician this week. Cancers of the mouth and throat, or lymphoma, could present this way. It could be something benign, but get checked. ...Read more

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Hi, I am in Russia. While here, I have had several sores around my left jaw line, and an occasionally sore lump under my left ear right behind my jaw.

Hi, I am in Russia. While here, I have had several sores around my left jaw line, and an occasionally sore lump under my left ear right behind my jaw.

Not clear: Not clear from your description of sores are on inside or outside of mouth. In any case, abnormal, can have multiple causes. See oral surgeon or ENT doc for exam/treatment. ...Read more

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Hard lump behind my left ear right at the top of the jaw bone?

Need exam: This is the area of the parotid gland. Could be a parotid tumor, or lymph node, or enlargement of TMJ. See ENT doc for exam. ...Read more

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I have a lump behind my right jaw bone just below my ear lobe and its kind of painful what could it be?

I have a lump behind my right jaw bone just below my ear lobe and its kind of painful what could it be?

Lymph node or gland: Could be a swollen lymph node or a swollen parotid salivary gland. If it is tender it may be infected and you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi have lumps behind my ear they are not sore I also have been getting headaches the same side and some pain in my jaw?

Hi have lumps behind my ear they are not sore I also have been getting headaches the same side and some pain in my jaw?

See a doctor: This needs to be evaluated by detailed history and physical exam. The lumps behind the ear are disturbing, but because unable to feel them and define them more accurately they must be subjected to professional evaluation. Good luck and hope you improve quickly. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What to do if I have a lump behind my ear on the jaw line its been there for about a week and now all of a sudden its sore?

What to do if I have a lump behind my ear on the jaw line its been there for about a week and now all of a sudden its sore?

Lymph node: Likely a reactive lymph node. Cause often obscure. Should resolve on it's own within a week or so. If persists beyond that, see your MD. ...Read more

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Grape sized bone like lump underneath left ear behind jaw bone. Its been there for aprox 2.5 years... No palpable symptoms?

Grape sized bone like lump underneath left ear behind jaw bone. Its been there for aprox 2.5 years... No palpable symptoms?

Lymph node: It's probably an enlarged lymph node but could be other things as well. Get it checked out to ensure it's ok. ...Read more

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I am a 12 year old girl with a small lump under my ear and behind my jaw on the right I found it just a few days ago. I am worried it is a tumor beca?

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. ...Read more