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What does a lump under the right ear indicate?

this symptom came on very very fast, immediate. Very hard, swollen, large lump about the size of an egg, left side of my neck, right under my ear. Extends from back of ear to cheek. I am 62 years old, female, and I do have autoimmune issues- currently on Humara. I do have sjorgrens issues at times. Could this be a symptom of that.
Mon, 5 Feb 2018
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Hello Dear


Warm welcome to Healthcare Magic

I have evaluated your query in details.

* This is salivary gland enlargement due to various reasons usually bacterial or viral infection involving upper respiratory tract.

Wishing you fine recovery.

Feel free to ask any further queries .

Regards,
Dr. Bhagyesh ( MS , FMAS - consultant surgeon )
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