i have some issues with a plate that has been in my skull for over 32 yrs, i am feelling a lump right above my left ear which is about 3 inches lower then were the plate is and little bumps running down the left side of my hair line, it doesn't hurt but does feel very uncomfortable its been going on for just under a year i have asked for a cat scan but have heard nothing for several months.
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The lumps along hair line and behind the ear could be swollen lymph nodes. This could be due to eczema, dandruff or ear infection. Yes, a CT scan would be diagnostic.
Please follow up with your PCP. Take care!
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