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9 year old. Unilateral swelling behind ear, slightly red. What is causing this?

My 9 year old daughter has unilateral swelling behind her ear at the mastoid process that is approximately 8 mm in diameter and slightly red. She reports that it started yesterday morning but she had not complained of it until she was sent to bed this evening. She does not have a fever . Suggestion? (FTR, if she is not improved by morning, we will be seeing our family physician.)
Asked On : Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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Feb 2013
It is looking like lymphnode swelling or local skin infection like pustule in early stages nothing to worry, Go and consult your family doctor .
Answered: Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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