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Bulges behind both the ears since 2 years, 1 cm in radius and firm to feel, it itches no redness or pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good evening
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   Good evening :)
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i had an bulges behind my ears
User :   on bothe side
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it is going across the path of veins
User :   approx 10 will be there
Doctor :   Since when are you having these bulges?
User :   wat is the issue??
User :   is it aergy
User :   aergy
User :   **alergy
Doctor :   How many swelling do you notice?
User :   it is there fr past two years
User :   for past two years
Doctor :   And may I know the approximate size of these swellings?
User :   i can touch andd feel that.. let me count .. pls give me a sec
User :   approx 10
User :   in one side
User :   and in the other side it is 3 or 4
Doctor :   How does these feel on touch - is it soft, firm or hard?
User :   it will be 1cm radius
User :   firm
User :   not a soft one
Doctor :   Soft refers to the consistency of ear lobule; firm refers to tip of the nose
Doctor :   and hard refers to the consistency of bone.
Doctor :   Now could you confirm the feeling (consistency) of these lumps?
User :   t is firm
Doctor :   Do you have itching, rashes, redness, pain associated with this lump?
User :   if i rub it .. itching sensation is there
User :   no redness
User :   no pain
User :   but if rub with my hanf itching sensation is there
User :   *hand
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor for this problem?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   It is unusual to have allergic conditions to be persisting for 2 year without remissions and relapse.
User :   yes pls
Doctor :   The other possible causes for such multiple lumps behind the ear are
Doctor :   1. lymphnode swelling
User :   is this problem allergic one ???
Doctor :   2. Blood vessel deformities
User :   is this a serious problem??
Doctor :   you need complete evaluation to ascertain the seriousness of the problem.
User :   ??
Doctor :   A proper physical examination, ultrasound scans and perhaps a tissue biopsy of the lump are needed to establish a diagnosis.
User :   oh
User :   wat is the root cause for this disease???
Doctor :   As I mentioned, the cause can be ascertained after a physical examination and tests.
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