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lump behind ear

i got a small bump behing my ear when i feel it it moves a bit i was confuesed because i dont know if it is normal i havent been ill so i dont know why it is there also i havent got one on the other ear????????
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My suggestion is to have your doctor take a look at it.  It could be a swollen lymph node, which means you probably have an infection or inflammation somewhere in the area, or it could be something else that could require a doctor's attention.  Better safe than sorry.
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Sounds like you may have an abscess, seek treatment from a Dr so he/she can determine whether it needs to be drained.
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Does this lump cause any pain upon touching it?

It could be something as simple as a blocked pore behind your ear, that just needs to be emptied somehow. I get them occasionally, and they can tend to be a royal pain in the neck, until it is gone, but it would be a good idea to have it looked at, before trying to do anything with it yet.
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