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pimple on ear cartilage

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infection: This may be a pustule or an inflamed/infected cyst if the drainage appears to be pus. Either way, apply warm compresses and apply antibacterial ointm ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pimple: Apply hot moist compresses
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginio Rodriguez
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Painful=infection: it may have started a an obstructed pore/follicle now infected...skin discoloration and painful lesion may be indicative of MRSA cellulitis/abscess fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Infection: The symptoms you describe suggest an infection. You will need to see your physician to see if antibiotics are needed.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Lump on ear: It is either a cyst or a keloid which might have had a cut or a bite without you knowing it, or a cyst see a doctor and find out what it is.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience in Ophthalmology
Infection recurrence: If it is recurring would see an ent physician or dermatologist to ascertain why and treat this entity to not have any more recurrence.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Please see a doctor. There is a chance it is a granuloma. This is not serious, but easily treated. There are a few other things it could be. Also, pl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Ear cartilage: Were you born with the condition, or was it acquired thru injury? A plastic surgeon or ENT specialist should be able to evaluate the problem & offer y ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Most commonly trauma: However, this could be neoplastic and should be examined by a physician with possible biopsy to establish a definitive diagnosis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please clarify: your question. Infection? Pain? Care of ? Etc.?

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