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Lump On Neck Behind Ear Lobe
See Head & Neck doc.: Possible lymph node vs. Parotid gland mass other rare cause. Enlarged nodes from 1) normal response to inflammation 2) lymph node cancer 3) regional cancer moved to lymph node 4) weird infections. Parotid masses usuallu require surgery but 80% are benign. If this has been present for more than a few weeks please see a doc experienced in head and neck disease. Usually a Plastic Surgeon or ENT. ...Read more
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.
My gp prescribed me antibios for abscess/sebaceous cyst behind ear now I have a large boil like lump on neck. What does this mean?
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.
Lymph node: Most likely a lymph node which was inflamed initially, could be something else as well, like a lipoma, cyst etc plz make sure with your doctor. ...Read more
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?
Lump on face near ear lobe, moves slightly, rash behind ear, hurts a bit when touched. Is this serious?
Reactive node: The lump is most likely a reactive lymph node that tends to enlarge from pea sized to bean sized when stimulated by such things as skin rashes/bug bites/viruses &the like. They usually stay enlarged while stimulated &recede when not. Takes 3-4 weeks to settle down. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more
Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?
Sebaceous cyst: This is the most common lesion at that location. It may require surgical excision if it gets infected or enlarges. ...Read more
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
Hard lump behind lft ear, then another lower down behind ear. Painful to touch and pain shoots down jaw and neck, help??
See doctor: This is likely an infection which requires a doctor's exam and treatment. ...Read more
Start with dental: Visit a dentist for xrays to eliminate wisdom teeth problems and go from there. ...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?
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 more
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