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Lump In Neck Behind Ear
My 4 year old has a lump on neck behind ear it is a blackish blue color. Her doctor does not know what it is sending her to dermatoligst. It has grown?
First thought benign: My first thought on this description is a benign blue nevus, an distinctive round to oval spot that firm, grey blue to blue black & can occur anywhere on the body. They usually have a well defined border & appear gradually in a patient. It could be something else & the dermatologist can decide if special tests are needed to decide what it is. ...Read more
3yr old daughter has lump on neck behind ear more close to hair line was red but redness has slimmed family member said could be built up ear wax?
Hard slightly painful lump on neck behind ear, looks all over blue/ dark purple colour. Had for 2 weeks and had nose bleeds for the last 5 days too.
I have a lump on my neck, behind my ear about 2/3's of the way down. I haven't been sick, and the lump doesn't hurt. It's about the size of a quarter.
Difficult to tell: by verbal description. But this is a relatively large mass. You should show it to your doctor. Possibilities are enlarged lymph node, benign or malignant tumor, or something in underlying bone. ...Read more
Have had swollen lump nodes in neck and behind ears, under left arm and left elbow for a month now. What should I do and what could it be?
See MD: Swelling of lymph nodes as you are describing requires a medical evaluation. Nodes in more than one place may be a viral infection, but this could also represent a more concerning diagnosis, as a possible malignancy. Please see your doctor this week and make sure you keep a record of othe symptoms and fevers or weight changes. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm freaked out i've had headaches, neck pain almost a month. I just found a lump on my neck behind my ear. Seeing dr in the morning. Is this cancer?
V hard lump on neck, under ear behind jaw, comes & goes. Not v painful but aware of.On amtrymitline for headaches.Seen dentist & doc all blood work ok?
Are multiple neck lumps that appear rather suddenly considered dangerous? She has 4. One lump is very hard, behind ear. Two new ones in past 2 days
See below: I would certainly get that checked sooner than later. Could be infectious, could also be a malignancy. Any recent illness? Cat scratch or something similar? Any other symptoms? ...Read more
Two lumps behind ear and on side of neck that are hard and itchy. I have psoriasis any relation? Three lumps just appeared one present for a year?
Small painless hard lump behind ear lobe on neck about 4wks. Came when earlobe was infected. Lobe ok now but lump still there and remains same size.
Hard lump behind ear and on back of neck for over a month. Feeling very tired and nauseous. Should I be concerned?
Need evaluation: Hard lumps can be caused by many things. most causes are temporary and will resolve, like an enlarged lymph node in response to a local infection. However hard lumps it can be found with more serious illness like lymphoma or leukemia. Its very important that you go for evaluation ASAP, especially since you have been feeling tired. Losing weight or having fevers at night are other concerning signs ...Read more
Painless, Hard 1cm wide lump, behind ear, on the neck close to where the skull meets,
Sometimes aches. Hasn't changed size for over a year. I'm 22?
I've got 2 of them: I've got 2 of these things in the same place as you since age 9. They didn't turn out to be anything hazardous or important...wouldn't you agree? They are common and can be anything from a calcific lymph node to a small benign bony growth called an exostosis or osteoma. All harmless. By all means have it checked out though. Or if you'd like to show me one: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bloods came back- all fine regarding bloods and liver function. found a hard lump behind ear connected to my neck? i have minimal symptoms at the mo.
On neck behind ear 3 sore pea size lumps (swln lymph nodes?) popped up today & keep growing. The top one hurts the most. Shld I see dr or wait it out?
See a physician: sounds like posterior occipital lymphadenothpy ( a swelling of lymph nodes around the posterior ear and base of the skull): must be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
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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