A 18-year-old female asked:
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i have a hard bump on three of my ear piercing they have not seemed to have diminished or to have gotten any bigger. what could this be?

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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Scar: Pobable scar tissue. When you see your doc ask. Dosent seem serious.
Answered on Feb 2, 2014
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Common: Can be acne cysts or keloids (scar tissue). A dermatologist can help you. If they are not visible ; do not bother you, ignore them.
Answered on Feb 2, 2014
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