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It very sore under my ear lobe when I press it, but doesn't feel swollen or any lumps. only hurts when I press it. what could this be?

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Dr. Valerie Cacho
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: Jaw

Hello Scott944, Behind your earlobe are bones.
If you are pushing near the lower part of your earlobe you may be pressing on your jaw. If your symptoms worsen or if you have pain with eating or have a hard time opening your mouth please see your health provider as these may be symptoms of TMJ. Regards, Dr. Cacho

In brief: Jaw

Hello Scott944, Behind your earlobe are bones.
If you are pushing near the lower part of your earlobe you may be pressing on your jaw. If your symptoms worsen or if you have pain with eating or have a hard time opening your mouth please see your health provider as these may be symptoms of TMJ. Regards, Dr. Cacho
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