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Bruise On Ear Lobe
Bruise: Now that the bruise is already there, there's nothing to do other than let it heal on it's own. More importantly would be to find out how he got the bruise as a way of learning how to prevent future, perhaps even more serious, injuries. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I am spitting up blood from the right side of my throat, ears ringing and now my ear lobe is bruised.?
My 6 yrs daughter has swallowed ear lobe after 1 week of ear piercing which is tender to touch. what to do. please help?
Worrisome: Sometimes frequent cleaning of the site with peroxide followed by effective drying can reduce the localized infection.You may need to remove the post for this to settle down, but the healing process will seal the hole and you start over later. It's important to keep on top of this since the germs can actually get into ear cartilage and deform the ear.If it doesn't improve quickly, have her seen. ...Read more
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
My 18 months old daughter has painful tender red swelling behind her rt ear lobe. Kindly tell me causes n treatment?
Likely infected: This could be a simple skin infection or an inflamed lymph node. In either case, an evaluation may be needed. In the short term you can apply moist heat to the area in the form of a heated compress several times a day.If it is a minor issue the body may heal itself. If it worsens it will need to be seen. ...Read more
Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?
Sebaceous cyst: This is the most common lesion at that location. It may require surgical excision if it gets infected or enlarges. ...Read more
Soft mobile lump side of right ear near lobe had it for a month now its not red or tender and no other symptoms what can it be and should it go away?
Cyst: This bump is probably an uninflamed cyst....However, you should have it verified by a dermatologist.You may or may not want to have it surgically removed. You want to be sure that is all it is. Depending on the size and if it's growing you may decide to remove it. ...Read more
Got my ears pierced aboit 2 weeks ago. Now they're really tender and painful and I've discovered a swollen gland right below ear lobe. Is it infection?
Otitis externa: very likely it is.Please see a doctor right away.You need antibiotics ASAP.if the infection spreads,you will be in terrible pain.not to scare you,seek medical help. ...Read more
I have a hard, tender lump beneath my ear lobe. It is about 3/4 inch long, but flesh colored. I thought it was an ingrown hair or blind pimple)?
See doctor: and have it checked.Get a more detailed answer ›