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Tender Lump Behind Ear
Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?
Sebaceous cyst: This is the most common lesion at that location. It may require surgical excision if it gets infected or enlarges. ...Read more
Hard immobile lump size of fingernail right on bone behind ear - not jaw. Slightly tender to touch. Mild ringing of ears a few weeks ago. Thoughts?
I hurt with swollen and achy joints all over. All my joints are swollen and very painful. Sore neck w tender lumps along neck going down behind ear right under under skull. Felt this way since saturday march 10. Not going away, .
I : I recommend , you should consult your primary care physician so that you can be checked properly and if necessary he can order some tests and also refer you to specialist if necessary. Tender lumps may be lymph nodes because of some infection but please you need to be checked by the physician to be on safe side. ...Read more
On neck behind ear 3 sore pea size lumps (swln lymph nodes?) popped up today & keep growing. The top one hurts the most. Shld I see dr or wait it out?
See a physician: sounds like posterior occipital lymphadenothpy ( a swelling of lymph nodes around the posterior ear and base of the skull): must be seen and evaluated. ...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
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
7 yr old son woke up with dime sized bump on skull behind ear. Very sore to the touch, hard not squishy. Couldn't find evidence of a bug bite. Doctor?
Lymph gland: Sounds like an inflammed lymph gland. This can happen in response to recent infection in the area. you could first apply heat to it and observe if it gets larger and remains tender. Sometimes these glands get infected and swell. Call your doctor if not improving with heat and observation ...Read more
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