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knots on head just above the ear on the back of the head above the neck line
Jun 17, 2001

mine on the left side is sore and sowlen . but i have three bad sores on the top of my head that are very infected , would that cause this.

Response from Dr. Feinberg

The "knots" are lymph nodes that are swollen in reaction to your scalp infection.

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