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I have a lump behind my ear. What can this be?

I have a lump behind my ear. What can this be?

Depends: The mastoid bone behind the ear can develop a lump from chronic infection. Lymph nodes can be felt as a lump but are softer. Simple cysts in the skin can be found where you describe. Make your question known at your next physicial examination, or make a special appointment if the lump is growing larger. ...Read more

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I have tingling and numbness in my arms,fingers and toes for months now. I also have a hard painful lump behind my left ear.What could this be and wha?

I have tingling and numbness in my arms,fingers and toes for months now. I also have a hard painful lump behind my left ear.What could this be and wha?

Numbness: Numbness and tingling feeling usually an indicator of nerve irritation which could be from several causes from vitamin deficiency to cancer. Lump behind the ear again from different tissues, lymph gland, cysts, tumors. It really needs exam and some labs if warranted. ...Read more

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I got a hard lump behind my ear and its sore what do I do

I got a hard lump behind my ear  and its sore what do I do

Be seen: Be seen by a doctor. Might just be a ln from a viral illness, but could be other infection which might require medication. ...Read more

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My joints in my wrists, knees, feet, a bit in my neck/back, and are sorswollen. My skin itches. I have a lump behind my ear. Blood wk ok. What is it?

My joints in my wrists, knees, feet, a bit in my neck/back, and are sorswollen. My skin itches. I have a lump behind my ear. Blood wk ok. What is it?

Aches: Could be a lot of things. The itch and lump may not be related which confuses matters. Would be useful to know what labs you've had that were normal. Viral illnesses can do weird things to adults, include make your joints swell and your skin itch. I'd be concerned if you were having fevers or losing weight unexpectedly. ...Read more

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I have a hard painless lump on the bone behind my ear. What could it be?

? lymph node: Could be a lymph node or cyst if it moves around. Hard to tell without an examination. If it's on the other side as well, could just be a prominence of the bone. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump behind my ear?

What can cause a lump behind my ear?

Lymph node: Probably a reactive lymph node. If it is painful, or persists, see an ENT doc. ...Read more