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Help - I have just found this hard lump -any doctors out there?
Not a doctor, but i quite often get hard lump things there, on both sides. They feel a bit like spots, but deeper and harder. I dont notice them when i look in mirror. I'd see your GP if you're worried though, just to put your mind at rest.
Hi, there are lots of glands around there that can increase and decrease in size, depending on what caused them, often an infection from a tooth or ear etc. However, from the position you describe it might well be a little lump from the Parotid gland, one of the salivary glands. These tend to appear as small pea sized non-tender firm lumps. They are generally benign but very gradually - over years- increase in size. They don't spread and are not nasty so I wouldn't worry. The next stage is to see your GP who will probably refer you to an ENT surgeon, but, as I say, there is usually no desparate urgency and try not to google, it causes much unnecessary anguish.
no doesn't feel like it's in the skin. It stays in the same place , it is quite deep and the skin moves over it. it is tender to touch, in fact that's how i noticed it, because my face felt almost bruised
it sounds like a lymph node that has become inflammed - probably due to the rosacea. Don't panic, make a routine appointment with your GP to ask them to take a look and try very hard not to touch it until then as prodding them repeatedly (as we all do if we are worried about something) tends to make them more inflammed --> more worrying --> more prodded --> more inflamed and so on.