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I noticed a lump on the top of my ear right where my upper

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I noticed a lump on the top of my ear right where my upper ear attaches to the side of my face.
it only came up this morning and is slightly tender to touch, what can I do to reduce the size its about the same as a pea at moment
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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the lump could be a small lymph node or an inflamed blood vessel.

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you can try putting ice on the area to help decrease inflammation.

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but a size of a pea lymph node is a normal size lymph node.

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and can come from your body's immune system helping you to fight off infections and keep you healthy.

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