Medical Questions > Conditions and Diseases > Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Forum

Swollen Gland In Front of Ear

Must Read
Do you know the three main reasons we cough? Learn common causes of cough and when coughing might indicate a more serious health problem....
Coughing is normal. But what can cause more troublesome coughs? Learn more about possible causes of cough here....
When should you see a doctor about cough symptoms? When are symptoms a sign of further complications? Learn about cough symptoms basics here....
About a week ago, I noticed a painful lump in front of my ear. After some investigation, I noticed what appeared to be a pimple inside my ear next to my cheek which was also very painful. After 2 days, I went to see my pcp who said the blind pimple was causing the lump and to leave it alone. It would go away in 7-10 days.

It has now been a week. The pimple inside my ear is gone, however, the lump in front of my ear is still there, although it does not hurt anymore when I touch it.

I'm starting to panic thinking this is a cancerous tumor. Anyone ever had anything like this before, and if so, how long did it take to go away?
Did you find this post helpful?
|
Quick Reply