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Doctor insights on: What Does A Bump Behind The Ear Mean

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What does bump behind ear mean?

What does bump behind ear mean?

Bump behind ear: Hello, the bump behind your ear could be the normal mastoid process which is prominent behind our ear or a lymph node. I have seen nodes behind the ear that needed excision. See your doctor for a recommendation. ...Read more

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What could be a bump behind the ear on your bone be from?

What could be a bump behind the ear on your bone be from?

If it is beneath..: The skin and can be moved around it is most likely a cyst or a lymph node. Congenital cysts are often seen in this area in babies and young children but can appear later in life also. Lymph nodes in this area usually enlarge in response to a scalp lesion above or behind the ear, such as dandruff or a bug bite or scratch. ...Read more

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I have slight chest pain when i breathe and ssoreness in ear with a bump behind the ear as well as a bit of a sore throat?

I have slight chest pain when i breathe and ssoreness in ear with a bump behind the ear as well as a bit of a sore throat?

Viral illness?: It's impossible to say what you have without examining you, but the combination of pain with breathing, sore throat, and pain in ear suggests a viral upper respiratory illness. Rest, fluids, ibuprofen and a tincture of time are the usual treatment for a viral URI. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel that a certain bone behind the ear might a little bit bigger than the other? Mine felt similar to a bump

Is it normal to feel that a certain bone behind the ear might a little bit bigger than the other? Mine felt similar to a bump

Yes: It is called the mastoid process. One side of the skull is not completely symmetric with the other. Perhaps you always laid with one side down on your back as an infant, which might have mushed one of them a bit. ...Read more

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What would cause a bald spot behind the ear on hairline with nothing visible but feeling a small bump about dime sized.. Like I said, a small baldSpot?

What would cause a bald spot behind the ear on hairline with nothing visible but feeling a small bump about dime sized.. Like I said, a small baldSpot?

Alopecia areata?: An autoimmune disease. Body's autoimmune system attacking hair follicles. With medications the hair can grow back . See your doctor.I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Bump behind left ear and i think it's hard and not movable. Pain in the area sometimes but not while touching it. Changes size throughout day actually?

Bump behind left ear and i think it's hard and not movable. Pain in the area sometimes but not while touching it. Changes size throughout day actually?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more