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Lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span>
the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ear</span>
which is hard and painful could be an abscess, folliculitis (hair follicle infection), an infected cyst, an inflamed lymph node or a neurofibroma (localized harmless swelling in of nerve and connective tissue). However swollen lymphnodes behind
s could be due to chest infection, tonsillitis or pharyngitis, dandruff, or infection of ear
The inflamed nodes settle down with time.