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Lump In The Neck Below The Ear
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
My daughter 2yrs has a lump on her neck below her ear which has got bigger and have just found one on the back of her head ?
Lymph nodes: Both areas you describe are consistent with locations for lymph nodes to swell up. If she has had a cold, ear infection or any condition of scalp/face (ie cradle cap), the ones described could enlarge. Its a good and normal way for the body to screen out infections or other inflammatory condiitons form invading further into the body. If they keep getting bigger, have doc check them out. ...Read more
My daughter has a lump on her neck below her ear which has got bigger and have just found one on the back of her head can you tell me what this is ?
Lymph glands in neck: There is likely never a week gone by in decades, without some worried parent or relative bringing me an infant or older kid with lumps in the neck that are healthy reactive lymph nodes. There are probably a dozen or more located in the neck that remain pea sized until stimulated by bug bites, drainage or a rash.They enlarge for wks then shrink back to resting size.Recheck if large >4wks. ...Read more
I've had a lump in my neck below my ear for over a year and I have a few lymph nodes in my neck that are hard, but moveable. What could this be?
I have a grape-sized lump in my neck below my ear, just behind my jaw. It moves when i push it around. What is it? Should i be concerned?
Swollen lymph node: This is likely a swollen lymph node, a sign of an infection. ...Read more
Large cyst like lump in neck under ear near jaw. It moves to touch. Related to allergies or cold? What is it?
See a doctor.: In the area you mentioned, it could be a parotid gland problem. At your age it could be a blocked salivary duct. It could also be something more serious, so go to your primary care physician. ...Read more
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