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Lumps on neck and head and pain behind eye

Four days ago I noticed a swollen lymph node on the left side of my neck. After feeling around I found two more smaller swellings - one about one inch behind my left ear and another 3 inches above my left ear on my head.

I also have a slight dull pain behind my left eye.

I saw the doctor yesterday. I was expecting him to prescribe antibiotics but he didnt, he said to book in for a blood test. I did, but its a week away and the results take two weeks to come back.

Anyone any clues if these could be symptoms of something serious ?
If so, maybe I should try to speed up the blood test process.

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replied April 17th, 2008
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Have you received your blood test results already?
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replied June 27th, 2010
i have a lump on my right side of my neck 3 fingers down from my ear which i found out three days ago, iam freaking out cuz iam away from home, i've been promoted to work in spain, and the problem is i dont have health insurance, my mom's dad's family all died of cancer, and iam getting the freaks of thinking the same way since the family history is cancerous....pls help me too cuz iam really afraid, and i won't be going home till 5 months later, so regarding your story darling, please go see ur doctor again and dont wait for the blood tests to come back,dont u have a cbc test where it comes out within minutes, this at least can tell u if u have a problem in ur wbc.

my grandpa had a lump on his neck and ignored it, and a year later, the doctor found out that cancer had spread through out his body, so therefore, don't hesitate to go see a doctor again, cuz it might be something serious without you knowing it, so there fore, iam not trying to scare you, iam just trying to be helpful from the things ive been seeing from my mom's side of the family.
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replied March 22nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These seem to be due to infection because history is very short but proper investigations are needed to rule out sinister causes.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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