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I have a lymph node under my ear for about a year now that swells up and down all the time but never goes away what could this be?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Get checked

The lymph nodes enlarge when there is an immune response and in your case from another infection.
Sometimes scarring occurs leaving the node enlargement permanent. In your case however , it may be a response to a smothering infection which waxes and wanes. Talk to your doctor..

In brief: Get checked

The lymph nodes enlarge when there is an immune response and in your case from another infection.
Sometimes scarring occurs leaving the node enlargement permanent. In your case however , it may be a response to a smothering infection which waxes and wanes. Talk to your doctor..
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