Why would I have swollen lymph node in neck and behind ear swollen does this mean I have infection had a CT was negative?

Lymph nodes. Lymph nodes are always there. The are concerning if the get larger and don't reduce again. Any infection, tooth extraction, inflammation may make them larger. If you have tried antibiotics and its no better you can see an ent. It is possible to have a negative ct with enlarged lymph nodes.

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I've had a swollen lymph node behind my ear for years. Now it is getting larger. I have found 3 more on my other eye and on the back of my neck. When?

Lymph nodes. I'm not sure what you're asking, but you should go see your doctor promptly!! Read more...
Lymph nodes enlarged. Any weight loss or night sweats. Are you a smoker. Enlarged lymph nodes in short term may be due to an infection. However if getting enlarged and increased in number MUST be investigated. An excision biopsy can answer many questions. See a good ENT (EAR NOSE AND THROAT) doctor. Chronic infection, sinuses or inner ear etc? CT of head and neck and or panendoscopy by ENT also may be needed. . Read more...