A 19-year-old female asked:
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i have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pimple?: Due to the limited space in the ear canal and sensitivity of the skin on the outer ear, minor issues can cause a lot of pain. Should get it checked to see if can relieve pain and if additional treatment needed (your dr / urgent care).
Answered on Jul 12, 2016
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Pimples: The bump is the cause of the pain. Why is there a bump ? Oil, dirt sweat, sebum can fill breaks in the skin leading to your " bump". Topicsl Hydrocortisone can decrease the inflammation.
Answered on May 21, 2018
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