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What Does A Bump Behind The 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
Lately I have been getting these weird bumps behind my ears and inside my ears. Does this mean anything medically?
Have them checked by: Your doctor or ENT Dr.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Painful bump behind the ear pain spreads across head when touched and gets worse over time accompanied by headaches and itchy scalp. Scalp feels bumpy?
Painful bump: The painful bump may a lymph node that may be infected ...Read more
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?
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
I got a bump about 3 weeks ago on the left side scalp behind the ear. Bump went away but I'm numb on the left side above the ear.
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?
I've recently been diagnosed with DCIS of the breast. I now have a very itchy scalp with a raised bump under the skin behind the ear. Related?
The two conditions are unrelated.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
I consistently get hard bumps behind my ears that disappear after a few days. Does this indicate something about my lifestyle that I need to change?
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
Need to see a doctor: It's not possible to tell you about the bump behind your ear without any further information from you or examining the area in question. See your doctor, or try Healthtap Prime for further evaluation. ...Read more
See a doctor: You should have it checked out. It may be a cyst or a lymph node. ...Read more
Node or cyst: Likely a lymph node or sebaceous (oil gland) cyst. If it persists beyond another week, see an ENT specialist. ...Read more
What to do if I have noticed that behind my ear on my actual ear there is a hard bump thing. Worried! : (?
Cyst?: This is a common area to form small sebaceous cysts. They are formed from the oil/ hair folliclles in the skin. They often do not go away. Sometimes they can get infected and get larger or painful. You should see your doctor or an otolaryngologist for evaluation and treatment. They are often removed or excised. ...Read more
There is a bump right behind my ear and it seems soft I am to afraid to try and pop it it hurts to touch?
See your doctor: See your doctor. He/she will be able to remove it for you if that is what you want. ...Read more
Bump: Difficult to diagnose without taking a look at it. Consult your family doctor. ...Read more
Bumps at hairline: Find out the cause and treat that. Lets chat and you can send pictures. ...Read more
At 18, no: But still need to be checked by your doctor. Most likely you have a cyst more common at your age. Make sure to see your doctor and once cleared, you don't have to worry. ...Read more
I have a pea sized bump on my head near the bottom kind of behind my ear. Does anyone know what it might be?
Probably a cyst.:
Its probably a cyst. Have it looked at.
Good luck. ...Read more
I have a bump on the left side of my head right behind my ear almost by my neck! It's a size of a quarter an it hurts to just laydown on it?
Get checked: By a dermatologist who can let you know what it is or need for more tests. Take care ...Read more
Should I be worried about a pea sized bump behind my ear that doesn't hurt or move I have also noticed I'm gained 5 pounds and am more tiered lately?
Probably unrelated: I believe that these symptoms are unrelated. The small lump behind the ear may be an enlarged lymph node which may be "burned out" after some old inflammation. A cyst is another possibility. However if the lump doesn't recede, if it enlarges or if new lumps appear or fatigue continues, you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
It is impossible for anyone here to answer this without seeing it, but one thing I can be sure of is that is not "stress building up."
It might be a pimple, a benign cyst, a swollen lymph node etc.
It probably is not serious but if it does not go away it might be wise to have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a red bump behind right ear. Used over counter meds. It got smaller but hasn't gone away. It's been two weeks.?
Bump Behind Ear:
The most common cause of a bump behind the ear is a cyst that must be surgically excised. Other causes include:recurrent scalp infections,
lymphoma or tumor of lymph node,
hodgkin's disease (cancer of lymph tissue),
cat allergies and others. ...Read more
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