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I have a small hard ball inside one of my ear lobes and i have my ears pierced, i want to know what it could possibly be and how to get rid of it ?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Ear Cysts: Benign cysts, such as sebaceous cysts, can develop on the earlobe, resulting in pain or discomfort. According to the national library of medicine, sebaceous cysts result from a collection of dead skin cells and oil produced in the oil glands of the skin and can develop on the earlobe or even inside the ear canal.

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Last updated Sep 2, 2018

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