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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 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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