Back of ear swollen and painful - Doctor answers
Hi I have a painful pimple on my earlobe for about 5 days now my ears swollen it so painful any advice??
Use an: Anti pimple lotion at night and in the morning. It sounds painful, but should only be there for a short while. It will get better soon. Hang in there. ...Read more
While eating something spicy, I noticed on neck under earlobe was swollen. Ear hurts and when I eat the swelling goes back up?
Infected cartilage peircing? Wat 2 do? Pus comn out of back of ear. Whole top cartilage swollen. Is there pills for this so it clears up faster?
See a doctor: Immediately, this could be a very dangerous infection! ...Read more
Small pebble-like bump behind ear. Area around back of ear is hot, red and swollen. Sudden onset symp. Red, sore throat. No fever; no break in skin.?
Scalp itching. Painful in 2 areas. Itchy neck and vaginal itching. Underskin lump on earlobe & 3 spots on ear & swollen tragus on other ear. Noticed black dots on nails&small rash on chest. I'm iron deficient & also taking lansoprazole.
Dermatologist: Your cluster of symptoms points to a systemic disease condition. Recommend that you consult a dermatologist promptly. ...Read more
Painful spot behind ear and a tender swollem bump below the spot near earlobe. What is it? Its the right ear and been there since 3 days bump since 1
Reactive lymph node: You may have a small infection there with a reactive lymph node right below it. If this fails to resolve then see your dr. To make sure there is nothing suspicious that needs a biopsy. We can get infections at a hair follicle that may be causing the tenderness. Get it checked if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more
Small cyst in earlobe popped under skin. Earlobe has swollen, is slightly warm, but not too painful. Should I wait to see what happens?
NO: Most likely you have infected cyst, if you get it drained (I&D) you will get quicker relief from pain and less scar formation on your ear lobule, see your doctor also you may need Rx for antibiotics ...Read more
Have a large, swollen, painful, tender lump in left earlobe which is very hot to touch. Started off as a painless, pinheaded size lump. Help.
Probable infection: See your doctor now for treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cyst back of earlobe. Squeezed and seemed to burst under skin. Tender after that and seems a little swollen today, but could be from squeezing it.?
Of course: Even if no cyst, if you mash hard enough it will be bruised. ...Read more
Ruptured cyst: Most likely it is an epidermal cyst that has ruptured. The swelling and tenderness is the resulting inflammatory reaction, which is often mistaken for an infection. But like an infection, it needs to be drained to relieve the pressure and stop the pain. Epidermal cysts occur very commonly in earlobes; no one knows why. ...Read more
The past 3-4months had swollen nodes on the left side of body. Armpit, back of neck and underjaw. Below earlobe has a hard are like a bone under a node?
Needs Evaluation: Lymph node enlargement as you describe needs evaluation by a physician. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Infection vs cyst: Even pierced years ago, ears may develop infection. There may also have developed a small cyst that either IS the swelling or predisposes to infection. It was be appropriate to have this evaluated by medical professional. ...Read more
My earlobe is kind of swollen and firm to the touch. It seems as though there's a lump inside it. I don't have my ears pierced; I'm just concerned.?
My two ear old's earlobe was red and swollen for two weeks and now it turned purple with a small grey/pale area in the middle. What can this be?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My gland is swollen right where my jaw and neck meet, right under my earlobe. My ears have also been swelling. What is going on?
The parotid glands are the saliva-producing glands.
Parotitis is an inflammation of one or both parotid glands. There are a number of causes including infection (both bacterial and viral), autoimmune (sjogren syndrome), obstructing stone or other causes of blockage, as well as sarcoidosis among many other less common causes. You need to see your physician. ...Read more
I have a swollen, red hard bump on the cartilage/earlobe area of my ear. I would say it is about the size of two peas. Appeared today, no head to it.
Ear papule: Could try warm soaks and topical bacitacin x 12 hours, if not improving or getting worse go to ENT or ER as may need lancing, antibiotics and if on ccatilage a pressure dressing ...Read more
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