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What can be done for a soft lump behind ear ?

What can be done for a soft lump behind ear ?

Monitor : This may be just a benign lymph node. Monitor the lump for changes such as increasing size, pain, texture, pigmentation. Any of these changes indicate a need for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Iv had a soft lump behind my ear that I only noticed because it was feeling tender. It's has now turned a dark purple colour, what could it be?

Iv had a soft lump behind my ear that I only noticed because it was feeling tender. It's has now turned a dark purple colour, what could it be?

Lymph node: What you described fits in to be a lymph node. Tenderness usually means infection in the area the node is draining from , ear, scalp, pharynx etc color change is worrisome. Plz see your GP to get further advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Soft skin colored lump behind my ear, when i burst it, blood comes out, and now its purple, no pain, it shrank a bit, hasnt changed in size for 2d now

Soft skin colored lump behind my ear, when i burst it, blood comes out, and now its purple, no pain, it shrank a bit, hasnt changed in size for 2d now

Skin colored lump: This sounds like a sebaceous cyst. However, it might be a good idea to have your primary care provider take a look at it to ensure that it is a cyst. They may opt to treat it at that time. These cysts may get infected or inflamed and may become painful, especially if you "mess with it". ...Read more

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Fluid lump behind ear?

Fluid lump behind ear?

Not certain: It sounds like there is a fluid collection in the skin behind the ear. Questions to ask yourself: is this soft? Does it move when you touch it? Is it painful or red? Have you had any surgery in this region? There is a natural " lump" behind the ear that is called the mastoid process. This can have an infection and if there is surrounding fluid this may be the fluid lump rthat you see. See your dr. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm young and worried! lump behind ear!?

What to do if i'm young and worried! lump behind ear!?

Ear lump: Hello, the bone behing your ear is called your mastoid prominence. There are lymph nodes in this area that may become inflamed and cause pain. I would recommend ibuprophen as directed for a few days. If this persists, then see your family doctor. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a movable lump behind ear. What should I do?

I'm worried about a movable lump behind ear. What should I do?

See your doctor: This type of mass may be a lymph node or may something more worrisome. The parotid salivary gland typically extends just behind the earlobe and may develop tumors in that portion of the gland, called the tail of the parotid. You should have your doctor evaluate this mass. ...Read more

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I have flat squishy lump behind ear for numerous years, question?

I have flat squishy lump behind ear for numerous years, question?

Squishy ear lump: Have your local ENT specialist look at it. If it is growing, painful or connected to any part of you ear or neck, it will likely need to be removed. ...Read more

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How do you know if a lump have a hard dot behind ear but don't know its there until you touch?

How do you know if a lump have a hard dot behind ear but don't know its there until you touch?

ENT consult: A lump should be evaluated right away. What you are describing is most likely a benign growth but consult an ENT physician soon. ...Read more

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How do cancereous lumps behind ear look like?

How do cancereous lumps behind ear look like?

Various forms: Basal cell or squamous cell skin cancers can be very ulcerative and bleed often. Sometimes, basal cell lesions can be very nodular. This is something that should be seen by a dermatologist or ENT doctor. Many other things can cause bumps behind the ears. ...Read more

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