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A 19-year-old female asked:

Small hard ball in earlobe showed up within two days.i have my ears pierced, but it's not on the piercing. it hurts when i touch it. is this a cyst?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Acne: Usually this is acne deep in the skin. A dermatologist might inject cortisone to shrink it and reduce inflammation.

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