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Poole, United Kingdom

Small Hard Nodule / lump in neck after neck lift

Hi - I am two weeks post op having had a mini lift and neck lift plus microdermabrasion. I noticed that a tiny lump, like a hard nodule has popped up about an inch under my ear. Funnily enough (it's not funny) that side of my face has stopped 'pulling' as tightly as the right side. Could it be that a tendon has come loose? The lump is small and feels hard and boney. Has anyone else had this problem or does anyone know what it could be? My next appointment with my surgeon is not for another two weeks as he is on holiday until then.

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Miami, FL
United States
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August 20, 2010 3:49 AM

Most likely a deep suture. (more)
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  Did you find the cause ?
March 10, 2012 10:05 PM

Hi, I have the same exact lump at same location sine 4 days. Can you please let me know if you happen to find the reason in your case ?



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