I have always had a lump behind my left ear. I saw a doctor years ago and he said "dont worry about it, come back and see me if it begins to hurt". Anyway, forward 10 or so years and the lump hurts, looks sore and is probably twice the size! Its about the size of a large clove of garlic, so it also noticeably makes my ear stick out.

I saw the doctor the other day and she said it was possibly a cyst and would refer me to the Ear, Nose and Throat department at the hospital, but it could be a while. Im slightly concerned as Iv been getting headaches every evening for around 4 days now. I rarely get headaches at all.

I wonder if anyone else has had a similar problem and what was the outcome?

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replied April 10th, 2011
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