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4year old son has been complaining of neck pain for past two days has no fever however below his left ear lobe is swollen and woke up crying lasnight?

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Dr. William Scott
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In brief: Swelling.

It's very common for children under the age of 6 to get fluid in the middle ear that causes pressure and head ache.
Not an infection. The swelling below the ear needs to be checked for abscess vs lymph node enlargement. If its tender, infection is most likely regardless of fever or none. See your doctor to get this checked as soon as possible.

In brief: Swelling.

It's very common for children under the age of 6 to get fluid in the middle ear that causes pressure and head ache.
Not an infection. The swelling below the ear needs to be checked for abscess vs lymph node enlargement. If its tender, infection is most likely regardless of fever or none. See your doctor to get this checked as soon as possible.
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