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Have a lump and a little pain next to my ear towards face

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Have a lump and a little pain next to my ear towards face
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  khagihara replied 7 months ago.
Can you attach the photos here? Are you aware of anything which might have triggered it? Any medical problem? Any medications?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No medications
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It is height of my ear loop - top of jaw
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Little swelling
Expert:  khagihara replied 7 months ago.
Is it hard or soft? Can you move it easily? Pain or itch? Redness? Tenderness?
Expert:  khagihara replied 7 months ago.
Can you attach the photos here?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Pain, tenderness, can't move it - it is like a hazelnut bug
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I mean big -
Expert:  khagihara replied 7 months ago.
It is very difficult to say what it is without the photos.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 7 months ago.
HelloA lump in this area can bea. an inflammed node.b. an infection/abscess, from a bite for example.c. a sebaceous cyst. These have to be removed and can be quite inflamed.See your doctor or go to urgent care. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-thomas/

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