I have a lump behind my ear

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I have a small lump growing behind my ear. I have to say Im a bit concerned. Its bigger than a pea and smaller than a walnut, maybe the size of a small marble. Its feels rather sore and warm which makes me think its some type of pus filled internal skin infection. Well, I hope its not a tumor. The problem here is I have no health insurance and practically no money. So Im not really sure what to do.
my sister, whos 8, showed me this lump behind the ear a couple weeks ago, little couldnt see it, could only feel it to know it was there. i said it was nothing, but to just watch it to see if it does anything. 3 weeks later its gotten so big its popping out of her head not by inches but a 1/8 of a cm. im thinking cancer but i don't no exactly. i have been looking online and then i found this web site and thought i would try it. can you please help.
I notice about a week ago this lump behind my ear. I left it alone until the other day. I showed my mom and she said its probably a pimple. So me being me I have to perform surgery on any zit lol i squeezed this lump and poked it with a pin thinking it would pop and my troubles would be over. This did not work at all. It did not pop and it was even more red and irritated. I looked it up on the internet and all the topics say it either a swollen glad or a tumor.
Last night I found a good sized lump behind my left ear, right above that flap of fat that you get you put earrings in. It's hard and hurts when I push on it. I would have had my mom look at it but it was midnight and she was asleep. When I got up this morning to have her look at it she was gone. Do I have cancer, or could this be and allergic reaction to something? The lump/bump is under my skin, which means it's probably not a sist, right?
hello im 18 and yesterday i noticed a lumb behind my ear and at first i thought nothing of it.. but today it has gone a brown/blackish and is very painful to touch it has also gotta bigger. i havnt hit it or anything like that though. my brother had a tumer in the same place when he was a kid could it be the same?.
Two days ago I notice a small hard lump behind my left ear at the bottom of my skull the nesxt day the area right above the lump felt a little swollen and would hurt when i apply pressure with my hand. i am very nervous and think the worse can you tell me what it may be i am planning on goin to the doctor?
hi doc, i hve a lump behind my ear,it comes and disappears anytime,its getting larger its not lke a pimple,just a lump,it mostly appears after d day i am stressed out .
The lumps behind ear due to earrings sounds like what I have. but mine is on one ear. Ok, I am a 33year old female, diagnosed with CIN II and HPV 16 seven years ago and diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis 5 years ago. I have 3 children 7 yrs, 5 yrs and 3 months old. about three years ago, the back of my earring pierced into the back of my ear but it did not bleed or was there any cut. After that day, anytime I touch the area, it hurts me.
I have a bump behind my right ear. Its about the size of a tic tac. I noticed it about 6 months ago but have been putting off going to the doctors. Its hard and I havent been sick so I really dont think that its a lymph node. It hasn't gotten any bigger but it is painful now. I will randomly get a pain in the back of my head like a headache but its very localized and sharp. And if I put any sort of pressure on the bump at all then it starts to hurt. Should I be worried? Should I go to a doctor?
I have a lump on my next just beneath and behind my ear.. Ive been to the doctors and they said it was a boil in my ear canal, i cant see it inside my ear as its too deep. But looking at my neck you can see and feel it. Its very hard, painful and hot. Ive had it for about 12 days. The Doctor gave me antibiotics for a week, Doxycycline. Im coming to the end of them but the boil seems to be getting bigger and alot more painful. I cant sleep, i cant even eat properly because it hurts so much.
i have a lump behind my ear and its been there since i was like 3 and i am 17 now it doesnt hurt or anything and sometimes i forget its even there because it never bothers me.. but i was wondering what it could be.. i never get sick and i never feel bothered by it nothing i just dont know what it could be.. any ideas?
i have a lump behind my right ear my mum thinks that it is nothing. but it small and hard i can move it a little. my mum thinks am worrying over nothing but i want your advice am only young. should i go see the doctor and get them to check it out ??
Hi for the past 2 years i have notice that right under my ear i have a little bump it dosnt heart or anything the only thing that i notice was that some times is bigger than others. when i notice back then, i ask a doctor about that and they told me not to worry about it that it was nothing but after two years am kind of concern. has someone had the same thing? or could comment about it?
I have quite a large lump (approx 1inch circum) and approx half an inch high behind my right ear, just on the hair line. The lump is very hard and connot be moved under the skin. It isnt hot or painfull to touch. It has been there over a year, its not a pimple, and has no head on it. I did see a Doctor about it, and he said to come back in 3 months if it was still there, but Im thinking its probably nothing, so havent worried abour making an appointment.
I have a hard lump behind my right ear but it doesnt hurt. I recently was diagnosed with costochondritis (inflamed rib cartilage). I have lso been extremely light headed and get constant head aches. I noticed the lump a couple days ago and i am really concerned as to what it is. Help!
hiyaa, i have lump behind my ear too, depending on how your doctor looked at it or if its even the same thing it may be a cyst.. i take medication but it take 3-4 months for it to eventually go away. i got even more thirsty aswell and would get major head rushes. if this helps at all? the medication i take are antibiotics and are tablets.
I have a lump behind my ear on both ears, why do i have two? when most people only have one? and ideas.
I too have a lump behind my ear, have thyroid issues, fatique, irregular periods, anemia, iron defiecency, and just this morning had blood work and ultrasound done of thyroid. I am 28 and a single mom. I understand the stress. Most of this started yesterday because of a headache I thought was a migraine. This morning I woke up and decided I can't change anything. Whatever happens happens for a reason. But no matter what I know I can beat it, there's a child who needs me. Stay positive!
i got a small bump behing my ear when i feel it it moves a bit i was confuesed because i dont know if it is normal i havent been ill so i dont know why it is there also i havent got one on the other ear????????
5cm lump behind ear would be a symptom for hiv but i have since seen a post from a person who has hiv complaining of a lymph node behind his/her ear? is it even possible to not have any symptoms then get them like 7 months later? I am really freaking out about this and think i need testing for my own piece of mind i know my risk appeared completely condom protected but i just need to get a test to prove to myself as its all to coincidental.
Hi, I am a 20 year old male. I have had a hard lump behind my right ear for years now...at least 4 or 5. It feels like part of my skull but it is not on the left side of my head so i know that it's not. I asked my doctor about it when i was younger and he said it was a swollen lymph node and should go away at some point. It never did, however, it also never caused me any discomfort so i never got it looked at again.
Last week, I noticed a painful to the touch lump on the back of my ear exactly where it connects to my head. I applied a hot towel to it thinking it might be a boil. This did not help, it only made it more inflamed. I forgot about it until yesterday when I was showering washing behind the ears with soap when I felt two more lumps (that are not painful) behind the ear on the neck area. I am Hypothyroid and last year I was experiencing throbbing in the ear.
theres a big lump behind my right ear its very sensitive and painful its more of a pressure type pain.i think its a swollen lymph node but im not sure.i have extreme dandruff and i was curious if that could cause this problem and what options do i have or helping relieve this problem its been there for two days now i think its gotten smaller because im putting warm compresses on it but the pain is still just as bad.
Well about 5 years ago maybe more at the age of 9 I found a lump behind my right ear it was movable and was absolutely painless I forgot about it and didn't tell anybody because I was so young.
Hi everyone, I have a hard lump right behind the ear lobe. I'm wondering what it is. I think I've had it for about 3-4 years now but I'm not sure because I remember noticing it 3-4 years ago but I never payed attention to whether it went away or not but recently my parents pointed it out and it seems it's still there. Could it be some kind of cancer or dangerous at all?
I have a lump behind my right ear the size of an acorn. Its really hard and does not move when i press on it. I have had it for years and i dont think that i have had any problems with it. I have been diagnosed with Migraines and have always wondered if they are caused from the lump. I cant wear sun glasses because they rest on the lump and cause me to get a migraine. I was just wanting to know if you could help me in figuring out what it could be and if it is harmful to my health?
but now it has swollen up and hurts a lot on and around the lump and i am having pain in my ear canal also. the lump is a little bigger then a pea. i can't see it, since it's along the bone behind my ear, so my fiance had a look at it and says it's red and looks infected. i also have a lump on the left side of my pelvis, which is also red and sore and my fiance says its starting to go purple.
I suddenly have a lump that showed up on the my right ear just below the ear lobe, its small but very painful to touch and is very hard. It moves when you touch it and it has caused my ear a slight swelling. It's not red or anything and the ear lobe doesn't hurt when it's touch, if anyone has some kinda of info on what it could be please email me at ***@****.
And we were in a similar situation. But I have the bump behind my ear. I got it checked by a doctor and it was a cyst, and nothing to worry about. Just to be safe though you should get your boyfriend to get a doctors opinion. Also, just for rule of thumb. If he hasn't felt any pain, or experienced any other sxs, then he mostly likely is nothing. But if he has I would get him to get checked out soon. You never can be to safe when it comes to your health. Goodluck...And may God be with you.
Hi, 32 year old married male here. Non-smoking, social drinker. I have a lump behind my right ear in the postauricular area around 1 cm across, more flat than raised, and most prounounced when I turn my head to the left. It's not painful, not moveable, and when I hold my finger to it I can feel my pulse. I first noticed it around 11 months ago when I had a very itchy, red rash covering my ears, and there has been no discernable change in size or shape since then.
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