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I don't know about "behind the ear", but the body is full of lymph nodes. I had a lymph node on the back of my neck right at my hairline that became "calcified" as the doctor called it. It was about the size of a nickel and was not sore at all. I went ahead and had it removed though so that it wouldn't turn into anything serious later on-like cancer. Also, my surgeon said that if it was him, he would have it removed.

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