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Why do I get these pimply like bumps on my earlobes? Its more inside the earlobe like a pimple but they hurt if I try to bust them.

Why do I get these pimply  like bumps on my earlobes? Its more inside the earlobe like a pimple but they hurt if I try to bust them.

Hmm....: Best to have your physician eyeball them; always hard to diagnose lesions/moles/etc. Through cyberspace as there is no direct visualization. ...Read more

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I feel a small bump inside my neck right below my right earlobe what could it be? Thyroid cancer?

I feel a small bump inside my neck right below my right earlobe what could it be? Thyroid cancer?

Not likely: The area below your right earlobe is more likely to have a lymph node. The thyroid is more toward the center of the front of the neck. ...Read more

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Should I get this bump on my earlobe checked out?

Should I get this bump on my earlobe checked out?

Yes: Although most bumps will turn out to be nothing (a skin cyst, a keloid, a pimple), you can also have more serious problems such as skin cancers. So when in doubt, get it checked. ...Read more

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I've noticed a bump feeling in my left earlobe. It never hurt but i'm curious what it is. I've noticed it before but pretty sure it went away before?

I've noticed a bump feeling in my left earlobe. It never hurt but i'm curious what it is. I've noticed it before but pretty sure it went away before?

Earlobe bump: If your ears are pierced, this could be a cyst - see an ENT doc to sort it out . Some of these cysts need to be removed and the ear love re-pierced. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my earlobe for a few weeks and now it's turning blueish in color and has dry skin around it. what could It be?

I've had a bump on my earlobe for a few weeks and now it's turning blueish in color and has dry skin around it. what could It be?

Probably an: infected sebaceous cyst, partially draining. Show it to your doctor so he can drain it or treat with antibiotics. It does not sound like a life threatening problem now. ...Read more

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The bottom of my earlobe is purple it don't hurt, itch, burn, or a no bump

No : No nodule? No pain? No itching? No skin irregularity? No trauma? The ENT doctors can add to this. I do not know the cause of your your purple earlobe. From an acupuncture standpoint, it may result from stagnant energy and blood. The ear is considered a microsystem which reflects the health of the body. Lesions on the ear often correspond to illness in specific areas or organs of the body. A medical acupuncturist can use a point finder to locate a specific point or points on your ear that are indicative of lack of health in the corresponding part of your body. It is remarkable how accurate aricular acupuncture can be. There are many doctors (md's and do's) in the United States who practice acupuncture. The practice of acupuncture has spread from both asia and europe to the us. ...Read more

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Right bottom earlobe has Been itchy since I was a my dad's a few days ago now 2 days later it is swollen hot to touch , itchy and little bumps?

Right bottom earlobe has Been itchy since I was a my dad's a few days ago now 2 days later it is swollen hot to touch , itchy and little bumps?

Infected?: Sounds like it might have gotten irritated and then a skin infection. Suggest wash it with hydrogen peroxide to clear off dead skin. Then put topical antibiotic ointment on it a couple of times a day and see if quiets down in 2-3 days. If not, see your Dr or Urgent Care for check. ...Read more

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