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what is the bump in my earlobe

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Abuzeni
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not: Difficult to say without examining you. It is however unlikely to be a keloid from your description.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One possibility: Is a cyst. Have your dermatologist evaluate it.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Although most bumps will turn out to be nothing (a skin cyst, a keloid, a pimple), you can also have more serious problems such as skin cancers. So wh ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cyst?: This may be a cyst and commonly from ear piercing. .Could have your primary care doctor check it.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bumps: Could be a nickel allergy. get lobe repaired. use gold posts
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cyst?: This is a common area to form small sebaceous cysts. They are formed from the oil/ hair folliclles in the skin. They often do not go away. It is not s ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See doctor: See your doctor to make sure you do not have an infection or keloid.
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Probably an inflamed acne cyst which will subside after an injection of a small amount if triamcinolone.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Earlobe bump: If your ears are pierced, this could be a cyst - see an ENT doc to sort it out . Some of these cysts need to be removed and the ear love re-pierced.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably a cyst: Probably a cyst or scarring from ear piercing. If it is not sore, probably is not infected.Have your family doctor check it.

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