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Lump directly below ear behind jaw????????

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Lump directly below ear behind jaw????????

Postby gower » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:21 pm

so for 2 years now ive have this lump below my right ear behind my jaw right where it starts to curve into your jaw bone. it doesnt hurt nor has it gotten any bigger (i dont think) now is when ive been starting to pay close attention to it. for the past week ive been really sick with a chest cold. im afraid it could be lymphoma. im 16 any ideas? the lump is pretty big
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Lump directly below ear behind jaw????????

Postby eoin » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:26 pm

so for 2 years now ive have this lump below my right ear behind my jaw right where it starts to curve into your jaw bone. it doesnt hurt nor has it gotten any bigger (i dont think) now is when ive been starting to pay close attention to it. for the past week ive been really sick with a chest cold. im afraid it could be lymphoma. im 16 any ideas? the lump is pretty big
GET IT CHECKED OUT BY A DOCTOR, SERIOUSLY!
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Lump directly below ear behind jaw????????

Postby ansell74 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:37 pm

That is a swollen occipital lymph node.
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Lump directly below ear behind jaw????????

Postby hezekiah » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:51 pm

Tell your parents. See a doctor immediately.

We are NOT medically trained and neither is the internet. we cannot tell you what's wrong with you.
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