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Lump above ear. Blood clot? Treatment by medicine only?

hiiii iam a 24 years old male. i have a medium lump above my ear. i has been over now for 10 years. i consulted a doctor and they advised me that its just a cyst and its not serious. i absolutely have no issues with this cyst. its just like a very small lump and its very soft and if i just press slightly, it seems to disapper and it again comes back.the lump is small sometimes and it gets slightly bigger at certain times.can it be a blood clot?? can you advise me if it can be treated by medicine without surgery. i just feels that it is slighly affecting my confidence.
Asked On : Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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A lump above ear which is soft could be a sebaceous cyst .
There is no treatment other than surgical removal.
You can get done a Ultrasonography or Fine needle aspiration cytology to know what it is .
If you are so very afraid of surgical removal then you can get it aspirated and so that it goes off once, but there are high chances (if its a cyst) that it will come back .
surgery will give you a complete removal.
In doubt do reply
Answered: Wed, 6 Nov 2013
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