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Swollen Lymph Node Behind Ear
Infectiion.: Infection in an adjacent area.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Lymph nodes can enlarge to inflammation, infection and even cancer in the near vicinity. A sew in weave can cause an immune response, thus leading to lymph node swelling. If you have any signs or symptoms of infection such as fever or redness, pain and swelling at the weave site you should see a doctor soon. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node behind ear around 1cm size. A bit hurts when pressed. No other symptoms. What is it?
Scalp issue?: Lymph nodes in the neck ofter get enlarged due to issue with the scalp, e.g., dandruff. Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo. Check your node every couple of weeks, not more frequently. if it doubles in size or other nodes get enlarged, see a doctor, otherwise watchful waiting is appropriate. ...Read more
Have swollen lymph node behind ear when touched it feels like theres a hard ball in there not on any meds feeling well just got high prolactin levels?
Location issue: If you are talking about right behind ear, there usually aren't major lymph node chains hanging out unless it is more in the neck region. Something that may feel like lymph node in the area may be blocked duct/follicle. Not sure if this has anything to do with high prolactin levels but this would not be typical. You can try warm compress as if this is a blocked follicle, may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a swollen lymph node behind ear and cough for 4 weeks. Not bigger. I did have eczema on scalp but now better, should I worry?
No, watch & wait: Check the node every couple of weeks. If it doubles in size, other nodes become enlarged, the node becomes warm and painful, or if you lose weight, then see a doctor. It may take a few months for the node to shrink even after the eczema has cleared. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I had a swollen lymph node behind ear.took antibio.now lymph node is moving inside ear.dont see a visible lump but I can feel by touching.recovering?
I have a swollen lymph node behind ear that kind of hurts. I've been having sinus and tonsil issues for a while now. Could this be the reason why?
Yes: The answer to your question is "yes". Any infection can cause lymph nodes to swell. ...Read more
2 swollen lymph nodes behind ear. Extremely tired, itchy little bumps and a line of bruises? anything to worry about?
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