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why do i have a pimple in my ear

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Staci Levick
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Compress/ antibioti: pimples form from pus collecting around a hair follicle. Often it can be treated with warm compressses which will cause it to come to a head and bur ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Oily skin occurs because of oil-producing glands in the skin. A primary care doctor can look to see if the oiliness is normal or maybe related to horm ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Your question is ?: You wrote a statement, not a question.Please start over from the beginning,provide background info and ask a clear question.This is not a chat room.Qu ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hot soaks: If the pimple is confined to the outer ear canal and you can see or feel it, I would recommend hot soaks. If the pimple hurts, it is likely a small a ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Boil: most likely from shaving. you probably need some antibiotics to treat it.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
Could be many things: Your problem requires a clinical examination. See your primary care physician.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Oil glands: You have oil glands in your ears so you can get pimples here also.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need exam: Within the vagina (not on the outside) this might represent an inclusion cyst, your cervix, or prolapse related issues - go in for an exam and they wi ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deepak Raja
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Sounds like a stye: Do warm compresses using dry heat for at least 10 minutes at least once a day followed by lid massages. Hopefully, it drains on its own. If not, see a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need exam: Hard to know what is going on without exam. May be associated with acid reflux which can be helped with medications. Set up an appointment with your d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yawn or chew: Yawn or chew.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ear pain: you may have fluid in that ear. You need to be evaluated by your physician.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear bump: That's a great question! In order to help you on this, you need to provide some additional information to your quesiton, like pain, discharge, rednes ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Nonspecific: See your doctor who can get a more detailed history and exam to try to determine what it is.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arti Jain
Dr. Arti Jain answered
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: It depends on whether you have an external or middle ear infection. For external ear infection, also called swimmers ear, ear drops will suffice. For ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it might be hidradenitis suppurativa? See a pictu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: The most common lump is the end result of a stye battle in the lid which is a cyst called a chalazion. If your lump is firm, not tender, not red and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Pay it attention: If you are breastfeeding and it is painful, this may be a blocked duct. Massage it, add a warm compress, take some Ibuprofen (with food), and continue ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Have it removed.: It's a lot easier to have a cyst removed when it is not infected. Seek professional help when you get a chance, especially if it is bothering you. Go ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Hot soaks: Apply warm to hot (be careful) wet packs to this every 2-3 hours for 15-20 minutes. It should gradually come to a head and open and drain. If it doe ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience Internal Medicine
See your MD: Seems you are having an infection developed while you try to take the scab out
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: If after the pop your hearing was significantly reduced or you saw blood then possibly you did rupture it. If not then most likely you are fine. If yo ... Read More

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