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Hit left ear back of head behind ear lower head left side hard on brothers shoulder 3 days ago still bit of pain that side and when I touch any damage?

Hit left ear back of head behind ear lower head left side hard on brothers shoulder 3 days ago still bit of pain that side and when I touch any damage?

Likely no: Wait a little longer to see if there remains any pain. This type of trauma usually is painful but not that destructive. If it persist see your doc. ...Read more

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Son has swollen nodes back of head behind ear neck + groin 6mnths doctor reffered to pediatrictian it 6 week wait shuld i be worried no other symptoms

Son has swollen nodes back of head behind ear neck + groin 6mnths doctor reffered to pediatrictian it 6 week wait shuld i be worried no other symptoms

Need more info: How big are they? Any other symptoms (fever, fatigue, bone pain)? Are they getting bigger, or are they staying the same or getting smaller? Did he receive antibiotics? Did they help? Generally speaking, nodes ...Read more

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19 month old son has marble sized lump behind ear and two smaller ones on back of head all feel fixed and quite hard no other symptoms but im worried?

19 month old son has marble sized lump behind ear and two smaller ones on back of head all feel fixed and quite hard no other symptoms but im worried?

Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them. If you feel around you should find several the size of a pea ; sometimes bigger.They can increase to the size of a big peanut if stimulated by local factors, illness or vaccines.I would just monitor it or have doc see it during regular visit. ...Read more

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Hard immobile painful lymph node in back of head above hair line and another right behind ear lobe. Both are painful. Possible causes?

Inflammation: Inflammation and or infection can cause painful lymph nodes. Should consult physician for possible antibiotic therapy. If further characterization of nodes necessary ultrasound is useful tool. ...Read more

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Pain in the back of my head behind my ears. What could be wrong?

Pain in the back of my head behind my ears. What could be wrong?

Tension: It could mean tension headache use heat pad to the back of the head and neck try to relax and try to minimize tension you can use Motrin or excedrin to minimize the pain. ...Read more

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Swollen lessions at base of my skull near occipital node and behind ear. They heal, move and return. Getting worse not better. What kind of dr?

Swollen lessions at base of my skull near occipital node and behind ear. They heal, move and return.  Getting worse not better. What kind of dr?

Otolarygologist: Could be a variety of things from mastoiditis to secondarily infected follicular cyst, to swollen occipital lymph nodes and posterior auricular nodes due to some nearby infection (ear, scalp). Best to see gp if you have hmo plan to get referral to ENT if they deem appropriate. With a ppo plan you can schedule an appointment with either on your own. ...Read more