I recently found a lump directly under my earlobe I

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Q: I recently found a lump directly under my earlobe. I originally thought it was a gland but after a few weeks it had only Gotten bigger and I had no cold or bug. I went to the doctor who gave me a course of antibiotics and they reduced the lump, yet it didn't entirely disappear and is now growing again and is painful and very large. Do you know what it is ?

Symptoms:  Painful lump directly under earlobe where it meets the face
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