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A 23-year-old female asked:

I got a bump around my ear piercing. its not a new piercing, i want to know if its a cyst or keloid. when i took my earrings out, it started to bleed. when i scratched it, it bled also. ?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Dermatologist: A dermatologist will determine the nature of your "bump". Treatment may follow. An injection of triamcinolone into it is likely to shrink it either way.

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