The Lump Behind The Left Ear Hardens And Grows?
I am 16 years old, so since a week ago there was a lump behind my left ear. I realized that the lump was because it made my head migraine. For 2 days the lump made me dizzy but after that until now the lump hardened, enlarged and no more pain. Should I check or not? thank you
Lumps in the ear can be caused due to various causes. from the situation that you experience, a lump in the ear that hardens and hurts to cause headaches may be caused by an abscess.
An abscess is a condition where the formation of pus in the area under the skin. Abscesses can occur in various parts of the body, such as the ears. An ear can also form in the ear. An abscess in the ear can be caused due to irritation of the ear skin accompanied by a bacterial infection. The irritation can be caused by scratching, or because the former uses certain earrings. Abscesses in the ear can cause symptoms such as painful, reddish bumps and can cause headaches on the side of the affected ear.
Large abscesses may require incision to remove pus that is buried. Then needed treatment using certain antibiotics.
But other than that the situation that you experience can also be caused by other causes such as:
otitis externa fistula cysts Therefore, to be sure, it is recommended that you see yourself directly to the ENT doctor, so your doctor can examine your condition further. thus the doctor can provide the right therapy for you. Do not squeeze the lump, and avoid using any medicine.
The following article you can read about Access
may be useful. thank you