Danger Of A Lump Behind The Ears Of A 10-month-old Baby?
Good afternoon. I have a 10-year-old child … behind the left ear, there is a benevolence gt … if he looks at the right, it will be very visible …
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Lumps behind the left ear can refer to reasonable conditions, but can also be dangerous. In some people, variations in the shape of the mastoid bone may form a lump behind the ear. This condition certainly does not need to worry because it does not have a negative impact on health. It could also, a lump behind the ear arises because of excessive skin growth, which is called a skin tag. This skin tag often appears due to irritation or continuous friction on the skin. Skin tags can grow anywhere, without exception behind the ear.
Aside from variations in normal bone or skin tags as described above, it could also be, a lump behind the child's left ear arises due to other factors, for example:
Skin infections, for example warts, ulcers, acne, abscesses Lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes), for example due to tuberculosis, tumors benign or malignant tumors, for example lipoma, fibroma, sarcoma, Mastoid cyst (mastoid bone infection) Keloid (post scar tissue or scarring) inflammation that grows bigger), etc. Without direct examination, it is quite difficult to identify exactly what type of lump is. Therefore, we recommend that you take your child to the doctor or pediatrician so that his complaints can be evaluated more deeply and given appropriate treatment. If necessary, the doctor may also recommend a biopsy, x-ray, ultrasound, Mantoux test, or other supporting tests to investigate the cause.
At this time, you should not manipulate these bumps carelessly in any way. Always keep your child's body condition clean, including regularly bathing it, washing it, washing his hands, shortening his nails, and giving him clean clothes. Avoid carelessly giving drugs or other substances to the lumps that appear so that the condition of the lump does not get worse.
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