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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Ramsay-Hunt syndrome is due to viral infection in the ear and is usually associated with hearing loss, not ringing, but please get this checked out. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Offit
33 years experience Pediatrics
Might be earbud, bud: That skin in the ear is very sensitive . It is likely a skin pore or pimple in there that got inflamed . Best to keep ear buds out , clean well with w ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Can be related to Acne pimple or other possible infection. Using topical acne cream twice a day along with hot compress several times a day may help. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Pimples: Could be, try a benzyl peroxide cream first but if it doesn't help see a derm.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Wash vigorously: Keep skin clean and dry with aggressive washing. You can purchase a comedone extractor at any pharmacy to remove the ones you have.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Can Happen: Pimples are simply blocked up pores in the skin. Therefore, they can occur anywhere on the surface of the skin, including inside of the ear. However, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Clogged follicles: The ear has follicles just like skin on the face and other parts of the body. Pimples are caused by bacteria, oil, and clogged pores. It is relative ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Staci Levick
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Irritation follicle: Earlobe pimples are usually caused by an irritation around a hair follicle that causes accumulation of pus. Generally, it may be due to either pressu ... Read More

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