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Lumps on head and neck.

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I am a 19year old female, I have just noticed two lumps on my head behind my right ear, these hurt to touch but are not red looking at all, I also have noticed a small lump on my neck also on the right side just below the other two lumps. What can this be? I don't no what to do. Should I go and see my GP?
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replied November 13th, 2010
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. There can be many possibilities for such a bump behind the ear. Behind the ear there is skin, fat, cartilage, bone, nerves, blood vessels, Lymph nodes, and salivary gland tissue. A bump can develop from any of those structures, and could be due to an infection (Lymph node or skin), a swollen muscle, tumor or salivary gland, etc. I would suggest you to get an evaluation done from an ENT specialist and get FNAC done.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.




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