I have a lump in front of my left ear at the top of my jaw line. it's pretty prominent and has a dulling pain. its been there for at least two months-maybe more. I also have a lump to the left of my right hip bone. it feels tender and other people can feel it when they put their hand on it. that has been there for a couple of months as well. lastly, i just recently noticed slight pain when i walk-coming from the top of where my right leg begins-closer to my groin area. I felt the area and noticed a small lump. Any idea as to what these lumps might be?
If the lumps do not grow in size and are not attached to the base (easily moving with the skin), then you might be experiencing enlarged lymph nodes. Enlarged lymph nodes usually appear due to inflammation process in the vicinity. The enlarged lymph nodes in the right hip area might be caused by inflammation in the hip area or in the genital area. The lymph node in front of the ear might be caused by inflammation in the ear, face, neck, throat and tonsils.
You might want to visit your family doctor to determine for sure that the bumps are enlarged lymph nodes and to rule out some other more serious conditions. Finding and treating the inflammation will make the lumps disappear.
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