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A 40-year-old member asked:

the inside of my ear is purple and i have acne on it. what's going on?

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
See a doctor: The doctor can look with an otoscope and see what you are describing. Acne pustules can occur in that area and she will be able to prescribe medication for you. If it is an abscess your doctor will be able to incise and drain the pus as well as start you on medication. If it is hair that grew backwards she will be able to treat the folliculitis and possibly drain the pus..

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Last updated Mar 18, 2014

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