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19 Jan 2004

Ear spasm
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Over the wkend, i discovered a little, painful lump at the front of my ear (further back from my cheek bone). I inially thought it might be a zit (even though I rarely get them), but it seems to be set too deep and is a tad too big and painful to be one. I also experienced a bit of a spasm at the very same spot last week (something like when one gets on a plane). It lasted about 3 minutes. I don't know if both are related and if i should just leave it to settle down on it's own or pop over to my GP.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Kerri, it sounds like it might be a swollen gland, but this implies that you have an infection somewhere in the head area. If you don’t, the best would be to see your doctor. Good luck.
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