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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

Can you attach the photos here? Are you aware of anything which might have triggered it? Any medical problem? Any medications?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No medications
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is height of my ear loop - top of jaw
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Little swelling
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

Is it hard or soft? Can you move it easily? Pain or itch? Redness? Tenderness?

Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

Can you attach the photos here?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Pain, tenderness, can't move it - it is like a hazelnut bug
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I mean big -
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

It is very difficult to say what it is without the photos.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

A lump in this area can be

a. 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.

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