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1 month old having lymph nodes behind the earlobe. Why?

Good day! My baby has a lymph nodes under her earlobe what does it means? I fully breastfeed my 1month and 3 weeks old baby, I was planning to go for some hair treatment like rebonding my hair in parlor, it is ok to my baby to continue breastfeeding? Thank u for reading my question. I will wait for answer. Here s my email add YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Tue, 6 Nov 2012
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Thank you for your query.

It is not unusual to have one or two shotty lymph nodes behind or below the ear lobes especially if the cradle cap is present. We shall worry for the lymph node(s) in case they increase in size.

You can continue breast feeding your baby while you are in the parlour.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.


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