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Canyon Country, CA
A 35-year-old female asked:

Bump above right ear, tender to the touch. thought it was a pimple under the skin, been there for 3 days and is getting more painful. it's red and hard and i tried to pop it to relieve pressure and it just becomes more painful. ?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Needs evaluation: You need to have this lesion examined by your doctor especially if area is becoming more painful.
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