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Hi - I wrote in about my son's lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r. The doctor was not concerned at all - said it was probably inflammation - he went on augmentin for two weeks and it went down, however, he got a ton of mosquito bites on han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> head, neck and face than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> past weekend, and I noticed another swollen lymph node - pea sized above the original one. Do bug bites harbor cause lymph nodes to swell? He has no other symptoms - like fever or lethargy or weight loss.
i found lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my son's e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r who an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> 8 .it just apppeared over night and was sore to touch. went to docs who said much the same that was inflamed node.and if he becomes pale or sick or find more lumps to go back but my son's not been ill or even had a cold for months .after a couple of weeks it went down. then my son noticed it was back and within couple of days an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean> was 3 lumps . sometimes han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> ear goes really red and hot and its sore as well.
Hi all, I am a 23 year old female and about 3 months ago I found a hard, immovable lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my right e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> one <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my left e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r too but it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> much smaller. I went to my Dr and he said it was just part of my normal anatomy. I wasn't convinced. I went to see another Dr who said the same but done a blood test anyway. The results came back clear.
He an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> now 6 years old, perfectly healthy, but I notice, and he does too, that it's still an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean> and slightly bigger, more like a small marble now - he says he can move it around, but it starts to hurt when he does - it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> on the bone <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> the e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r. He calls it han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> 'baby bump'. I keep telling myself it's the fatty lump. But am inwardly worried. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> it fat and will it never get any bigger?
He did not need a shunt and has met all of han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> milestones up to than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> time. I recently dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>covered a lump on han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> scalp <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> left e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r. The lump flattens when you press on it and inflates when you let go. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> more of a round shape, almost the size of a dime. It has no color that I can see. It lies under han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> hair. Sometimes the lump goes away temporarily. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> easy to make it reappear by making him laugh or when he cries or an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> straining in some way. It does not pulsate that I know of.
I had my 7 year old at the doctor than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> morning. I noticed a pea-sized/shaped lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> left ear. She said it was an inflamed lymph node. It was reacting to a mosquito bite he had on the back of han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> head near han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> hair line. I saw the node first before I even saw the bug bite. She said not to worry about it at it did not need treatment. She said the gland could remain swollen for up to 3 months. Did anyone out an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean> ever have than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> happen to their child?
The osteopath pointed out a lump, located between my son's skull and the fold of han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> neck (<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r). I am very worried as I had not noticed it before. It seems to move slightly but feels hard. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> approximately 5mm in terms of size. What an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> it and what should I do?
For the last 2 yrs I have also been getting painful sharp pain in my right eye. Something strange an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> growing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my right e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r one an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> almost like a blan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>ter more oval, the other a little bigger and hard they feel sore if I press it. May Dr says I may be hypothyroid what really concerns me an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> cancer. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean> a chance I may have it or can these symptoms be normal? I appreciate your opinion.
I am so glad I found than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> forum. my almost 11 month old daughter has a hard lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> her right e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r and has had it since birth. I was told it was just the way her head formed and not to worry. I got a second opinion and than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> doc said to keep an eye on it because it does seem to move. It hasn't gotten any bigger and it doesn't cause any pain to my knowledge. We are going in for her 12 month van style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>it and I am going to request an Xray just to put my mind at ease!
my son has a lump on han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> right middle finger at the tip on the side. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> yellow and very hard. He says that it does not hurt at all. It started out (months ago) as what looked like an ant bite (small whitehead atop a conical lump). In the past few weeks it has grown considerably. We showed it to han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> pediatrician and she referred us to a pediatric dermatologan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>t. Unfortunately the dermatologan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>t cant see him until July 17th. Please help. Pictures can be seen at : http://s15.photobucket.
I don't get them anywhere besides my bikini line (and occasionally <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r if I sleep with earring in) and think it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> more associated with shaving and confining clothes than anything. and perhaps an infection in my nostrils. I will have to keep you posted on that one.
-) Meanwhile, if you are worried enough, and if you feel like it would be better (safer) not to wait, --just go to a good Emergency Room, and ask them what they think an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> going on, with the lumps <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> your son's left e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r. Let us know what happens with the possible diabetes, and the lumps behind han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> ear. Hang in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean>! You are a good mother. Your son an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> lucky that you are working on helping him! :-) Sincerely, Concerned lady http://cantbreathesuspectvcd.
dear as i have seen one of your reply in which you have mentioned that your son who got golf ball like lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r can u tell me more abt han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> symptoms ,and yaa ,that was i think parotid swelling ,as for as i am concern you are right i am spending much time to see internet for than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> and belive me what ever i am seeing i am getting that ,but till now got no fever and diherea,now at present i ahve uncomfortable neck and little uneasyness behind both ear now i am thinkg that i have parotid probl
thank you for answering me, it does make me feel better. my son's lump though an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> on the side, right by han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> veins. Hopefully it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> nothing and just that.
I only have these symptoms in my right e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r, but they are not only on the e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r they are <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> it too in the groove where the e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r attaches to the head. anybody else having that? I have found a couple of things that seem to help, but like everyone else, no cure :-(. I have been using the Gold Bond lotion that fairly new. Its in a white bottle with a gold top, its like for extremely dry skin. That has worked well in helping with the redness and itching.
Hello, my twelve year old son was diagnosed with a lymphangioma a few months ago after living with a lump on the right side if han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> neck which started as the size of a pea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> now the size of a tennan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> ball and half of that growth literally happened two nights ago when he complained of pain and woke up with it twice the size. He was already a patient of Great Ormond Street Childrens Hospital following han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> diagnosan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> and they have now decided to take it out with surgery.
our son has a high platelet count, 725 it started just before xmas, my husband noticed a small lump <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r,so we took him to the doctor,he said to us han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> glad was swallon, 9 days later the other side was the same, he has a silent reflux he got 'rainitidine' from the doctor which helps i think, he still crys alot through the day.. but the doctor said an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>therean> was nothing to worry about some babys do cry, than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> has been no answer to us than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> my fifth son !!
I have had a gland in the crease of my left leg and the lump that was removed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r from Cat Scratch fever, was also on the left. Does lyme work than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> way? One sided more than the other? at than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> time, I have to request my lab tests, in order to bring them with me to my LLMD. Thank you, and I definately have more, but than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> was getting long enough. !
Lol my 8 month old has hair on han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> testicles and a lump on han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> hand. The lump normal we found out hair on a baby not normal found at 4 months old and has been pulling at ears but they have been looked at and are ok. He was also born at 37 +3 because of Gestational hypertension and I worry about getting that again with baby girl 21 weeks tomorrow.
In Nov 07 the symptoms came back, not all of them, but the horrible fatigue and the gland by my right e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my neck stay swollen all the time...I feel like all I do an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> sleep and when Im up Im tired...I had some blood work done and should get them back soon...I take vitamins and lots of B12 everyday and drink lots of water. I guess what I need an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> help to get proactive about my situation...What should I do, what doctor should I go to, any advan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>e you have for me would be great.
Had persan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>tent e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r infections until age 2 and then tubes. Produces lots of wax. Regular headaches. Cardiac workup due to chest pains and benign arrythmias Breathing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>sues with running as a baby: myoclonic jerk---looks just like a seizure...EEG was normal. Feeding an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>sues, gagging Never slept Reflux Poor muscle tone diagnosed in grade school. IEP in grade school due to speech an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>sues and inattention 8th grade bad grades han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> final quarter as Depression has finally set in!
I had a brain MRI in april of than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> year, everything was normal, the doc did than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> because of the facial tingling that I have on the left side of my face. I do have jaw stiffness, and e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r pain on that side, but no cracking or popping noan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>e, I don't know if I grind my teeth at night or not, I know that my husband and son do all the time, I probably don't get enough sleep to grind my teeth, from them keeping me up. LOL!!!
I found a round area about the size of a half dollar <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r that was red with blan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>ters. my first symptom was a stiff, swollen neck. I was actually relieved when the doctor said he thought it was shingles. He prescribed two types of antibiotics and a pain reliever. The outbreak never got any bigger on the outside, but I have been itching all over my entire body. I don't know that than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>n't my mind messing with me, but I've been taking benedril (sp?) and it seems to help.
She now wants me to get it examined by an e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r, nose and throat doctor. Shed said it's a lump and that it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> quite large and I don't have it on the other side of the back of my neck.... so she just wants an ENT doctor to take a look at it. I wasn't even that nervous about her asking me to go to see him, because I generally feel well.
ewford, Than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>n't a flaming type of forum here - as shell pointed out we are a civilized group that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> open to new ideas when they can be backed with real science. I won't pretend to understand all the science <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> what you are purporting here. I can tell you I was raan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>ed in a large family, all in the same environment and I am the only one with MS. I did not serve in the Gulf War, my spouse was never in the service, and my tests for MS are positive and my Lyme tests are negative.
Than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> cancer has not taken my actual life as it did my poor son's, but has ruined the quality of my exan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>ting life, and challanged my faith and family's strength to the max on a daily basan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>. all endocrine an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>sues are interconnected and all effect every part of who we are and how we feel.
I also feel weird pains throughout my body throughout the course of the day, at a couple of certain spots in my forearms, at a couple of certain spots in my inner thighs -- the pain will leave these areas and re-enter my toes for 30 seconds, then my fingers, sometimes my jaw, my neck, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> my e<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>r, the back of my head -- all day than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> goes on. I wonder if adderall/yaz could have created a serious problem. . .
my doctor came out of han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> office, and asked if I was choking, as he moved <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>behind</span> me for the Heimlich maneuver. I motioned him away, and he (and the rest of the office by now) just watched me struggle. I did hear him tell everyone that I wasn't choking, and that it would pass, and spoke soothingly to me. It felt like it went on forever, but was only around a minute. That was long enough for me to start seeing the edges of my van style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>ion start to close in, and I felt faint.
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