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I have grow the lump at my left ear, it hard, touch painful,

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I have grow the lump at my left ear, it hard , touch painful , swelling, I am so worry , I had breast cancer at 2008. Also I feel my thoart swallow is difficult, is brother me. I don't have fever , but I certainly stressed. For my job and my family! Do I need to got medicine or need more serious checke. Like PET scan, .
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
no, you don't need a PET scan
it sounds like you have an infected cyst or infected subaceous cyst or ingrown hair follicle in your left ear
severe anxiety or acid reflux can cause throat swallowing difficulties
you should see a doctor about your ear lump and see if you need a course of antibiotics
your symptoms don't sound like cancer.