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There is a lump behind my right ear for couple of years now , should I be worried ?

There is a lump behind my right ear for couple of years now , should I be worried ?

Probably not: if it is not enlarged or caused you pain, most likely it is a benign process. it may be a lymph node or could be a sebaceous cyst, which is like a "zit" . see your doctor and show him or her. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump behind my right ear and it hurts when I touch It. It is a hard lump ?

I have a hard lump behind my right ear and it hurts when I touch It. It  is a hard lump ?

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 more

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I just noticed a small painful lump behind my right ear. It only hurts when touched. Should i get this checked out?

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

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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

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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 :(?

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

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I have a small lump behind my right ear bit down to my neck its painless and moveable is this a seriouse matter ?

I have a small lump behind my right ear bit down to my neck its painless and moveable is this a seriouse matter ?

Not likely: It could be an old lymph node even from childhood. If it does not change in size, has no other associated symptoms, not usually much to worry about. ...Read more

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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 more

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Lump behind ear i found a lump behind my right ear in the morning when getting ready for work. What could it possibly be?

Lump behind ear i found a lump behind my right ear in the morning when getting ready for work. What could it possibly be?

Hard to say: Could be an infected hair follice, could be a lymph node, could be a cyst, could be a lipoma. Hard to say w/o a picture, may want to get it looked at. ...Read more