San Jose, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:
My earlobe is slightly swollen & red. its also very dry & itchy. why?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery
Earlobe: Probably contact allergy or inflammation. Could be alkaline soap, perfume, hairspray, etc. Get OT cortisone cream and apply twice a day. Keep hands off it
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