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I am experiencing a painful lump inside of ear hole?

I am experiencing a painful lump inside of ear hole?

Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, infection, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a small, painful lump behind both ear lobes. They dont hurt outright, but they hurt to touch. Is this serious?

I have a small, painful lump behind both ear lobes. They dont hurt outright, but they hurt to touch. Is this serious?

Hard to say: These could be lymph nodes or cysts or infected/clogged follicles or even something else. Since it's bilateral - as in on both sides - lymph nodes are more likely the culprit. To be sure you should seek an in person evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump behind my jaw and behind my ear>what is it?

probably an ...: Inflamed lymph node. The tail of the parotid also extends to this area and may cause your problem. See an ent. ...Read more

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What can cause a painful lump to push the ear from jaw?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Why does my partner get large lumps behind his ear that are painful and leek?

Cyst ?: If it is recurrent lump it may be a cyst which busts and leaks fluid and reforms and does it again, it can also be a lymph node.We can not tell you without exam, so let him get checked by his doctor to find out why he is getting them. ...Read more

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I have a small lump behind my ears. It's painful. As if it's filled with air.

I have a small lump behind my ears. It's painful. As if it's filled with air.

See doctor: ? Infection?. The best way to determine what this is will be for you to see a medical professional for physical examination and recommendation for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump behind my left ear, and its painful. And it comes and goes.

May be a inf cyst: You may have an infected cyst, need to see your doctor for examination and possible removal. ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump in back of my ear and it hurts. What can this mean?

Several causes: It could be a cyst, lymph node, or even an abscess. Try applying a warm wet washcloth to the area several times a day. See your healthcare provider if it persists. ...Read more

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Lump below ear at jaw. Not painful to touch but am concerned. What could this be? I have no cold

Lump below ear at jaw. Not painful to touch but am concerned. What could this be? I have no cold

Vague: Can't really venture an answer without a thorough history and exam. I would see a Dr. asap to help determine, if possible, the cause. Are there other symptoms besides the lump? Popping, clicking of the jaw joint, pain, locking of the jaw- opening or closing or both??? Could be a TMJ/TMD issue, but difficult to access at this point. ...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?

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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Small lump behind ear. Hard, not painful. Dr looked and said a cyst. Should i b worried? Hasnt gotten bigger or anything.

Sebaceous Cyst: Sounds like a sebaceous cyst. These are very common and of no cause to worry. Generally they do not require medical treatment unless they become unsightly, painful or infected. Treatment options include surgical excision. ...Read more

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Small painful lump on back of head, about level with ears more to the left side. No injury? What is it and what do I do about it?

Small painful lump on back of head, about level with ears more to the left side. No injury? What is it and what do I do about it?

Lymph node swelling: This could be a swollen lymph node, which could be infected or swollen because of inflammation or infection on your scalp or ear. It could also be an insect bite. You should have your doctor examine you, so that you can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...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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Woke up with face swollen on right side, long lump between ear and face and it's very painful especially when I move, what could this be?

Woke up with face swollen on right side, long lump between ear and face and it's very painful especially when I move, what could this be?

See a doctor ASAP: Without being able to see and examine you I can only say that this has the potential to be extremely severe and should be dealt with by a professional immediately. If necessary go to an ER or Urgent Care facility. Good luck. ...Read more