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31 yr old female knot on mastroid bone behind ear for a month has not gotten bigger. Is not sore or moveable no other symptoms should I worry?

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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: No.

A knot or lump in that area is probably an enlarged lymph node.
Lymph nodes enlarge due to infection/inflammation typically. I only worry about cancer if nodes continue to grow over time. If it does not go away on its own within 2-4 more weeks, see a physician. But, otherwise i wouldn't worry about it.

In brief: No.

A knot or lump in that area is probably an enlarged lymph node.
Lymph nodes enlarge due to infection/inflammation typically. I only worry about cancer if nodes continue to grow over time. If it does not go away on its own within 2-4 more weeks, see a physician. But, otherwise i wouldn't worry about it.
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