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Have bump behind ear, painful, red, bony prominence. What is it?

I have a small about dime sized bump behind my right ear and I think it's on the bone because it kind of feels like a bone sticking out and I checked the other side to make sure I wasn't just imagining things and sure enough I wasn't. It is slightly painful if touched . I noticed it about 3 or 4 days ago. I think it is alittle red but not sure , my mom didn't say but what could it be ? and should I get it checked out ?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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it seem to be cyst as the sebaceus cysts are very common here take doxycycline 100 mg bd for 5-6 days as it acts fast on cysts
take analgesic sos
take antiallergic for tch
apply clindamycin gel tds
use 3 wk it will go
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