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What is this painless bump behind my right ear?

What is this painless bump behind my right ear?

Probably fatty tumor: This is a common area for the development of cysts or fatty tumors. If it interferes with activity like combing your hair, or has surface changes including bleeding, or it is growing and red then you might see a dermatologist for evaluation. Otherwise you can live with if if it is small and not bothering you. ...Read more

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I need advice on what's this bump underneath my ear behind my jaw?

I need advice on what's this bump underneath my ear behind my jaw?

Parotid tumor: Good chance its a tumor of the parotid gland. Especially if it's been there awhile. See an ENT surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is this pea-sized bump behind my ear?

What is this pea-sized bump behind my ear?

Lymph node ? cyst ?: Depending on location it could be a cyst or an enlarged posterior auricular lymph node. ...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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Hard painless lump behind right ear. What could this be?

Hard painless lump behind right ear. What could this be?

Need exam: Can't tell from here. You need to see a doctor as this could be a problem needing attention. ...Read more

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Why loose lump behind ear on head?

Why loose lump behind ear on head?

Cyst/node: This may be a cyst or a lymph node, but best to see your otolaryngologist for an exact diagniosis. ...Read more

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Hard lump behind right ear. Right ear sticks out further them left ear.

Hard lump behind right ear. Right ear sticks out further them left ear.

Probable node: Could be a lymph node or salivary gland tumor pushing the ear forward. If there is fever, tenderness pain and swelling behind the ear, hearing loss, ear drainage i would be concerned about infection in the mastoid bone which needs urgent assessment. If these latter symptoms then needs urgent attention. If not and the bump persists>2-3 weeks then see ent. ...Read more

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What is this lump to the left of my ear piercing inside my earlobe?

What is this lump to the left of my ear piercing inside my earlobe?

Cyst or scar?: Lumps can represent any number of things. The common cause can be a cyst or a scar as a result of the ear piercing. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is causing my my head to hurt behind my ear?

What is causing my my head to hurt behind my ear?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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What could this painful lump behind my earlobe be?

Clogged pore: Your ear lobe has sebaceous glands like most areas of the skin. This can be clogged and become inflamed as a result. This causes it to become swollen and can be painful. ...Read more

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Small bump behind my baby's ear.

Small bump behind my baby's ear.

Lymph node: Posterior auricular lymph nodes are often enlarged behind the ears of infants as a result of cradle cap, scratches to the scalp or infections of the external ear canal. The mastoid process is a normal bony structure of the skull which is behind, and slightly below the ear. Lymph nodes are generally rubbery in texture and somewhat motile, while the mastoid is larger, hard, and non-mobile. ...Read more

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The skin behind my left ear feel like it's crawling itches with bump on skull behind ear?

The skin behind my left ear feel like it's  crawling  itches with bump on skull behind ear?

Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...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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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

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Between my jaw and skull hurts right behind ear. Why?

Between my jaw and skull hurts right behind ear. Why?

May be TMJ: This complaint suggests inflammation of the TMJ joint. People who gring or clench their teeth often get this. People who have misaligned teeth can get this. There are also lymph nodes in area which can get infected ofr inflammed. Rarely tumors of the parotid gland can cause these complaints. Yiou need checking by you dentist and doctor. Try soft diet, no gum, warm packs, aleve, (naproxen) etc. ...Read more

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Sore throat on right side, right side ear pain, bump behind ear?

Sore throat on right side, right side ear pain, bump behind ear?

See doctor: Could be related to ear or throat infection. Less likely, could be malignancy n tongue or throat. ...Read more

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What is the huge pustule behind my ear lobe?

What is the huge pustule behind my ear lobe?

Cyst: It is likely an infected epidermal / sebaceous cyst and will require incision and drainage along with antibiotics. Please seek medical attention without further delay. ...Read more

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Two big lumps behind left ear, what could this be?

Two big lumps behind left ear, what could this be?

Lumps: May be lymph nodes or sebaceous cysts. Best to have them checked out with an ENT ...Read more

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What is this throb/jump above my left ear?

What is this throb/jump above my left ear?

Lump: I assume you mean lump. If so, probably a lymph node. If it persists, see ENT doc. ...Read more