Can a sew in weave cause you to have a swollen lymph node behind ear.

Yes. Lymph nodes can enlarge to inflammation, infection and even cancer in the near vicinity. A sew in weave can cause an immune response, thus leading to lymph node swelling. If you have any signs or symptoms of infection such as fever or redness, pain and swelling at the weave site you should see a doctor soon.

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Can chikenpox cause a swollen lymph node behind ear?

Chickenpox. Yes lymph nodes do become swollen in many parts of the body. They are strategically placed to capture any spreading infection from getting to the rest of the body. Chickenpox is a viral infection and please be aware that a secondary staph infection can also be present in some of the lesions. If the sores are bigger than a nickel you should see the doctor for added meds. . Read more...
Yes. Any local infection can cause swelling of lymph nodes in that area. It is not part of a classic presentation but can occur. All the best. Read more...
Yes. If there are pox on the face and head, lymph nodes behind ears will get swollen as they fight the infection. Watch for a tender node, red overlying a node, as they can require antibiotics in a complicating infection. Feel better soon! Read more...

I have had a swollen lymph node behind ear and cough for 4 weeks. Not bigger. I did have eczema on scalp but now better, should I worry?

No, watch & wait. Check the node every couple of weeks. If it doubles in size, other nodes become enlarged, the node becomes warm and painful, or if you lose weight, then see a doctor. It may take a few months for the node to shrink even after the eczema has cleared. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

Swollen lymph node behind ear around 1cm size. A bit hurts when pressed. No other symptoms. What is it?

Scalp issue? Lymph nodes in the neck ofter get enlarged due to issue with the scalp, e.g., dandruff. Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo. Check your node every couple of weeks, not more frequently. if it doubles in size or other nodes get enlarged, see a doctor, otherwise watchful waiting is appropriate. Read more...

Have swollen lymph node behind ear when touched it feels like theres a hard ball in there not on any meds feeling well just got high prolactin levels?

Location issue. If you are talking about right behind ear, there usually aren't major lymph node chains hanging out unless it is more in the neck region. Something that may feel like lymph node in the area may be blocked duct/follicle. Not sure if this has anything to do with high prolactin levels but this would not be typical. You can try warm compress as if this is a blocked follicle, may help. Read more...
May represent Ca. Large nodules in the upper posterior triangle of the neck may represent malignant lymph nodes as a primary tumor or metastatic disease from the posterior oropharynx. A head dand neck, oral exam is needed followed by a biopsy, prolactin levels probably unrelated .Since in males it is associated with a benign prolactinoma of the pituitary. Read more...

I've been having a lot of sinus drainage and I've never had a swollen lymph node behind my ear from what I know. Can this cause this to happen?

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...