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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a pimple in the start of the ear canal, i can touch it but i don't want to pop it (it has formed a white head). can i treat it with my regular face acne products?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Yes: lavendar essential oil or tea tree oil may be easy ways to address it as well
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: The outside portion of the ear canal is covered by skin just like that on your face

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