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Old 11-22-2002, 09:14 PM   #1
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Post lumps behind my ears

Hi there my 22 year old sister discovered several years ago a lump behind her ear, recently she found another two lumps behind her other ear. Does anyone know what it might be from?

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Old 11-24-2002, 08:53 PM   #2
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Your sister should see a doctor because even if this is just a benign cyst, and not dangerous, it should nevertheless be examined by someone knowledgeable.

Old 12-02-2002, 07:45 AM   #3
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I just thought you might be interested to know that you have glands in that area behind your ears. I would say that they could be probably just swollen glands, or possibly just enlarged. I noticed that mine have been enlarged ever since I had mono back in high school (about 6 yrs ago). I would definitely get them checked out to be sure, but I wanted to offer you another "possibility" so you didn't get to worried about something that may be nothing. Hope everything goes well!

Old 12-15-2002, 09:54 PM   #4
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thanks so much you guys....i'm the sister that my sister wrote about. my doctor said its a virus but i really dont think so coz one lump has been there for about 7 years!

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