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Lump Behind The Right Ear
Probably lymph node: At your age, most likely this is a lymph node that has been fighting an infection or inflammation in your scalp or ear. Don't mess with it too much or it could get bigger or more painful. You could safely apply a warm washcloth several times a day. If it doesn't go away in several months, or if you have ear symptoms, perhaps see someone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just noticed a small painful lump behind my right ear. It only hurts when touched. Should i get this checked out?
Yes: Yes. You probably have a cyst or inflamed lymph node or other painful tumor causing this. Please see your dermatologist or doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Hi I have a question about my fiance, he has a hard lump behind his right ear. It isn't painful, but it has been there for a few weeks?
Bump: great question. Sometimes its a normal variant of the anatomy of the mastoid bone but sounds like a small lymph node over the mastoid bone. He should have it checked out with an ENT ...Read more
I have a lump behind my right ear. I have had it for about 10 years and it has been the same size but it has gotten bigger within the past two days.?
Time to get checked: Many possibilities exist. Time to have it looked at by a doctor. It could be as simple as an infected skin cyst. ...Read more
I have had this lump behind my right ear for about 5 years, sometimes it feels small and then big, it's skin colour, i just recently getting scared :(?
Probable lymph node: The lymph system helps drain body tissue. Scalp problems sometimes cause a lymph node to enlarge. As the scalp problem disappears, the node gets smaller. If tender, red, or painful your doctor should evaluate it. Shpou. ...Read more
I have a small lump behind my right ear bit down to my neck its painless and moveable is this a seriouse matter ?
I've had a painful red lump behind my right ear. It has been there for about a month or so, should I be worried or not?
Any painful lump: that is red should be checked. In this location the most likely condition to cause this would be a local skin infection or a sebacous cyst. But it matters what your health history is, how old you are, do you have other health problems, have you traveled,and what the lump feels like to the doctor. Any pain is a sign something isn't right and the best advice is to get it checked by a qualified DR ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump behind ear i found a lump behind my right ear in the morning when getting ready for work. What could it possibly be?
I have a small soft lump behind my right ear and a small hard dome shaped bump in the same right ear. Can you help? Thanks!
Bump: See a dermatologist and/or and ENT specialist. ...Read more
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