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Lump infront of my right ear with a stuffy nose and sore throat

I have a lump infront of my right ear that really hurts I have been sick for 2 days and it is the first time I ve been sick in like 10 years and it started with a stuffy nose then a sore thoat and then my ears started to hurt and I woke up today with a bean size bump infront of my right ear that hurts I can move it around a little and it s making my ear down to my next nurture even more I m a 25yo female and have very good health I m scared of what the bump is please help?
Asked On : Tue, 1 Feb 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

This lump can be a lymph node which has appeared following infection. You need to start on antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs after consulting your ENT specialist. The sooner you start the medications faster the lump will disappear. Regarding your sore throat and nasal block, drink plenty of warm water, take steam inhalation 2-3 times/day and try using saline nasal drops 3 drops 3-4times/day.


Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Tue, 1 Feb 2011
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