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Firstly:

My prefix is something located behind,
My suffix a place I go with worry on my mind.

Secondly:

My prefix is wind, albeit reversed and then headless,
My suffix noble, and helps to be soundless.

Thirdly:

My prefix rises quickly, when adding numbers to its core,
My suffix a goodbye, used by digital competitors.

Lastly:

My prefix is known for its swamps and men,
My suffix was mine, but I hadn't bonded then.

What's happening?

Hint:

I wanted to add some more flavor,
But it would only make the riddle harder.

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You are:

baking a cake! Specifically, a pound cake, as you are creating a 'mix' (as per the title) of equal parts BUTTER, SUGAR, EGG and FLOUR.

My prefix is something located behind,
My suffix a place I go with worry on my mind.

BUTT ('behind') + ER (Emergency Room - 'a place I go with worry...')

My prefix is wind, albeit reversed and then headless,
My suffix noble, and helps to be soundless.

SUG (i.e. GUS(-t) reversed) + AR (Argon = Ar, a 'noble' gas, used in double-glazing for better heat insulation though often popularly thought to be used for soundproofing)

My prefix rises quickly, when adding numbers to its core,
My suffix a goodbye, used by digital competitors.

As solved by Rand al'Thor: E (the mathematical constant, e, representing exponential growth) + GG (gamer speak for goodbye)

My prefix is known for its swamps and men,
My suffix was mine, but I hadn't bonded then.

FL (the abbreviation for Florida, known for the swamps of the Everglades and 'Florida Man' headline memes) + OUR (after partnering up, what was 'mine' becomes 'ours')

All of this explains the reference to 'flavor' in the hint also :)

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    – Auribouros
    Mar 22, 2022 at 8:53
  • $\begingroup$ @Auribouros Aha, okay, will add a couple of those points for completeness... (although I had always understood it to be connected to heat-retention rather than soundproofing) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Mar 22, 2022 at 9:01
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Partial answer: third one is

EGG.

My prefix rises quickly, when adding numbers to its core,

The mathematical constant $e$: the exponential function increases very fast.

My suffix a goodbye, used by digital competitors.

GG, used by online game players.

The whole thing might be

stages of animal development, e.g. if one of the other answers might be CHICK or LARVA or CHICKEN or ...

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