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Hi, feeling a wee bit worried so would appreciate any advice. Woke up yesterday morning with a bit of a sore throat, thought nothing of it, this morning I've woken with sore throat (worse) headache and my right ear feels full of pressure. I've found a lump where the lymph node is beside my ear (preauricular lymph node) and I'm now over thinking! I have been extra tired and run down, my skin has broken out really badly. Any ideas? The lump is around the size of a pea, hard and tender to touch. I'm 26, don't smoke or drink, could probably lose a bit of weight but apart from that I'm quite healthy.