A member 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 answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Usually this is acne deep in the skin. A dermatologist might inject cortisone to shrink it and reduce inflammation.

Answered Dec 22, 2017

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