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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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what causes lumps in ear?

I found a lump behind my left ear. It s above my jaw bone but in front of the muscle of the neck. So it s on the soft pocket of that area behind the ear. It doesn t move when I swollen and it s not painful at all. It s been there for about almost a month. Wondering what it could be
Wed, 14 Jan 2015
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
there is nothing to worry much about this as this is a simple sebaceous cyst or dermoid cyst.

an FNAC test can confirm the diagnosis and take caution not to infect the swelling

then consult an ENT/general surgeon for physical examination.

all the best!
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