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Pimple in ear canal

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Allow drainage: To encourage spontaneous drainage of an abscess, warm moist compresses can by applied with gentle pressure. Squeezing or pressing on the site should ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
A few questions: How long has it been since the last time you cleaned your ears? When you say wetness do you mean ear wax? Also pimples can develop in your ear so i wo... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ear pimple: Depends on how much blood. Contact the doctor who performed the surgery to discuss
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Doubt it: It is unlikely that these will do anything beyond giving you something to do. Moist heat applied to the area may improve blood flow enough that natura... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Don't worry: It sounds like you have a small cyst. Do no worry but try applying some warm compresses to it. Put warm water on a washcloth and hold it to your ear a... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Yes: lavendar essential oil or tea tree oil may be easy ways to address it as well
A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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A small infection: like this may improve with lancing the pustule.One could apply hot packs every 4 hours to attempt spontaneous drainage.A topical or oral antibiotic wi... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Have it examined: The only way to effectively resolve such an issue is to have it evaluated. A warm moist heat applied to that side of the head along with ibuprofen may... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Middle ear fluid: The fluid occurs from plugged eustachian tubes and trapped fluid and air bubbles in your middle ear space. This stuff doesn't clear up overnight. It c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Alcohol: try a couple of drops of rubbing alcohol in the affected ear. it will help the water to evaporate more quickly.

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