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Swollen Lymph Node Behind Ear In Child
Likely infection: There are a number of conditions which cause lymph node enlargement, with infection being the most common cause. Behind the ear nodes can come from the ear, the skin, teeth and possibly sinuses. Take some Ibuprofen (if it's safe for you) and if the node persists, seeks care. ...Read more
Mastoiditis: Pain behind the ear associated with ear infections can be due to an inflamed lymph node. A more concerning scenario is mastoiditis, an infection of a bony part of the skull. This is usually accompanied by fever, tenderness and displacement of the pinna (pushed forward) and requires immediate medical intervention. ...Read more
Having ear fullness. Also feels like lymph node behind my earlobe next to jaw is swollen. Ear infection?
YES,: IF THE FLUID IS INFECTION LYMPH NODES WILL ENLARGE ...Read more
A few things: Generally speaking, infection or inflammation cause swollen lymph nodes. In response to an infection, the lymph nodes increase production of immune cells to fight the infection, increasing their size and creating some tenderness in the process. Some certain types of cancers can also cause similar swelling. Simple blood tests can evaluate these possibilities, but the vast majority are not cancer. ...Read more
Infection: The most common reason for lymph node swelling would be infection such as an ear or scalp skin infection. However any lymph node that remains enlarged without active or recent infection should likely needs to be evaluated by a medical personnel. Good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can surgically removing lymph node behind ear cause serious problems in future? 25 y old male, have 1centimeter movable node behind right ear.
Very Unlikely: Very unlikely to cause severe long term problems as it is just a lymph node. ...Read more
All sorts of things: This can mean something as simple as a bug bite near the area or local skin irritation to a body reaction to a vaccination. The nodes in the neck and around the back of the skull are not buried in tissue like they are in the rest of the body, so they are easily noticed.They are the bodies serum cleaners and react when stimulated.They grow and become sensitive when working and shrink as they finish ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
15months old fever 101.12F, Gagging on saliva, pulling his both ears. enlarged lymph node behind/middle left ear means?
May be diptheria: Run don't walk to the hospital and get child admitted. Call 911 if that is available ...Read more
I have swollen lymph node in front of left ear pain over left clavicle swollen lymph node in right armpit and thore throat. Cause? What should I do?
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