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A week ago behind my left ear a small i

Patient: A week ago behind my left ear a small i guess bump … More of a swollen part appeared with no redness or discharge. Generally no pain unless i turn my head hard but to touch it is painful to the point i wince

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query and an elucidate history.The lump behind the ear is certainly either ab infected lymph n ode or a Sebaceous cyst.The pain on touch indicates so.I would advise you the following:First of all get a course of an antibiotic, anti-inflammatory medicines and probiotic.Do not fiddle or pop.It may settle well,Only rarely a surgery may be required.I hope this answer helps you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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