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Painful Lump On Scalp Above Ear
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Soft pea size red painful lump behind right ear and feels like its dripping , also a swollen lymph node below the ear near jawline. What to do ?
Rash on top of outer ear and behind. - redness -swelling -warm to touch -burning -itching -pain -small bumps large knot slightly under lobe?
Infection?: This could be an infection. If it's red and painful see a doctor soon. You don't want this to spread into the orbit of the eye. Orbital cellulitis is an acute infection of the tissues immediately surrounding the eye, including the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this ?
Rubbed cryoderm on neck for pain large bump appeard behind ear small bumps on hair line r side of neck tight hair band around head feel ruff sore?
See a physician: Probable infection may need antibiotics and or drainage. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?
Right lymph node and area around it swollen and a small raised, hard painful clear puss rash on my top right buttock?
Infection: You certainly have an infection. Get examined and treated with broad spectrum antibiotics. ...Read more
Have a hard umoveable pea sized nodule under skin an inch above jawline near the ear. What could it be? It's painless.
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 bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
I have tiny pimple size bump on back of ear (it's not a lympnh node behind ear) it's an actual tiny bump on back of ear. Looks like it's under skin.
Bump behind ear: This could represent a cyst. it is best to have it evaluated by your doctor as we can not see it or examine it on health tap. ...Read more
Painful spot behind ear and a tender swollem bump below the spot near earlobe . What is it? Its the right ear and been there since 3 days bump since 1
Reactive lymph node: You may have a small infection there with a reactive lymph node right below it. If this fails to resolve then see your dr. To make sure there is nothing suspicious that needs a biopsy. We can get infections at a hair follicle that may be causing the tenderness. Get it checked if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more
Hard immobile painful lymph node in back of head above hair line and another right behind ear lobe. Both are painful. Possible causes?
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