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Painful Lump Below Ear
Hard,painful, and immovable lump below ear on jaw. Had wisdom teeth removed a couple months ago, could it be bone/tooth residue stuck in paritod gland?
Hard,painful, and immovable lump below ear. Had wisdom teeth removed a couple months ago, could it be bone/tooth residue stuck in gland or lymph node?
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
See ENT specialist: Will need ENT evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
May be a inf cyst: You may have an infected cyst, need to see your doctor for examination and possible removal. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Small lump behind ear. Hard, not painful. Dr looked and said a cyst. Should i b worried? Hasnt gotten bigger or anything.
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a pea sized lump behind both of my ears. They are painful to the touch and I have had them for a week plus. What could it be?
What would be a hard lump, fixed and not painful or inflammatory located behind the left ear? I discovered it recently
What test to do?
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
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?
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