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Hard painless lump behind ear had no infection scared it could be sumthing more am having lot of sweats and feeling tired?

Hard painless lump behind ear had no infection scared it could be sumthing more am having lot of sweats and feeling tired?

Lymph node.: It could just be a swollen lymph node. Make an appointment to see your doctor to have this examined. ...Read more

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Sept9 posted about painful lymph nodes..Since have fatigue, glands still up. Hard painless lump behind ear. Epstein virus test positive. What is it?

Sept9 posted about painful lymph nodes..Since have fatigue, glands still up. Hard painless lump behind ear. Epstein virus test positive. What is it?

Mononucleosis: Classic description of the viral illness mononucleosis. Contagious by oral contact.Self-limited, but can be chronic.No antimicrobials are needed since this is viral, but secondary streptococcus infection could require treatment. In some cases the spleen can enlarge and even rupture, so limited activity is sometimes recommended. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hard painless lump behind ear and on throat, been there 3 months or more. Antibiotics didn't make them go away doctor not worried why they still there?

Lymph nodes: Likely they are lymph nodes--they swell when combating an infection in proximity, and can remain swollen afterwards for a few weeks to months...Or can become inflamed with repeated checking, so must walk a balance between not poking it and seeing if still there. If persists 4-6 months, may be reasonable to biopsy to see why still "up.". ...Read more

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Hard painless lump behind right ear. What could this be?

Hard painless lump behind right ear. What could this be?

Need exam: Can't tell from here. You need to see a doctor as this could be a problem needing attention. ...Read more

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Hard, painless lump with odor behind ear. On previous occasions I drained them, but its hard. Not bothering me, but should I have it checked?

Hard, painless lump with odor behind ear. On previous occasions I drained them, but its hard. Not bothering me, but should I have it checked?

Ear lumps: hello~ yes these are sebaceous cysts and the time to remove them is when they are quiescent and not infected. See your doc now and have them removed thanks ...Read more

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Painless, Hard 1cm wide lump, behind ear, on the neck close to where the skull meets, Sometimes aches. Hasn't changed size for over a year. I'm 22?

Painless, Hard 1cm wide lump, behind ear, on the neck close to where the skull meets,
Sometimes aches. Hasn't changed size for over a year. I'm 22?

I've got 2 of them: I've got 2 of these things in the same place as you since age 9. They didn't turn out to be anything hazardous or important...wouldn't you agree? They are common and can be anything from a calcific lymph node to a small benign bony growth called an exostosis or osteoma. All harmless. By all means have it checked out though. Or if you'd like to show me one: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I have a hard painless lump behind my left ear it almost feels like a bone but i know its a lump. Should i be worried, it seems to have come overnite?

I have a hard painless lump behind my left ear it almost feels like a bone but i know its a lump. Should i be worried, it seems to have come overnite?

May be mastoid: How did you discover the bony lump? Could it be that it was there all the time and is the normal mastoid process. If it increases in size, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more