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What does a big bump on the face next to the ear lobe indicate?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Wed, 5 Sep 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: About an hour ago a bump popped out on my face next to my ear lobe about the size of a walnut and hard. Is this something bad?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 44 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be nothing serious, upload pictures

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for being at Healthcaremagic
It could be either folliculitis or enlarged lymph node.
I don’t think it is anything serious as it has come up in such a short duration.
Still I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the bump under the report section of the site so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
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Dr Asmeet
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