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I just noticed a small lump behind my 1 yr old infant's ear. It's hard & painless without discoloration.What could it be? He had cellulitis 6 m ago.

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Very common

For lymph glands to swell up or enlarge when you get a cold or an infection.
At times it takes much longer for it to resolve. As long as it is not getting bigger, tender , no fever and discoloration , let time take care of it. If anything change , with pain, redness , tender to touch or fever , see your doctor.

In brief: Very common

For lymph glands to swell up or enlarge when you get a cold or an infection.
At times it takes much longer for it to resolve. As long as it is not getting bigger, tender , no fever and discoloration , let time take care of it. If anything change , with pain, redness , tender to touch or fever , see your doctor.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice

In brief: See ur pediatrician

I recommend visiting your pediatrician to better determine the cause of the lump.
Wishing you the very best.

In brief: See ur pediatrician

I recommend visiting your pediatrician to better determine the cause of the lump.
Wishing you the very best.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Behind where?

In either event - show this to the pediatrician for definitive treatment and diagnosis.

In brief: Behind where?

In either event - show this to the pediatrician for definitive treatment and diagnosis.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: It could be lymph

Node, keep an eye on it.

In brief: It could be lymph

Node, keep an eye on it.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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