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I have a painful small lump behind ear, what could it be

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replied March 12th, 2017
Acne and Skin Disorders Answer A60560
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Its likely to be Mastoiditis. Antibiotics, steroids and possible tympanostomy can be advised based on severity.

Wishing you best of health


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