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I have a knot in front of my earlobe that's been there for a few months. It's hard, moves a little, and causes bad ear pain. Lobe occasionally numb. ?

I have a knot in front of my earlobe that's been there for a few months. It's hard, moves a little, and causes bad ear pain. Lobe occasionally numb. ?

Keloid?: This sounds like a keloid most likely. These most commonly develop following ear piercing or other trauma and are more common in darker skinned people. They can be removed by a dermatologist or other surgeon if large. If small injections with steroid can help decrease them in size and reduce pain. ...Read more

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Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Soare thoat and ear lobe numbness. Thoat feels swollen and i feel irraitable. At night when i lay down i feel hungry but not when i'm up or sitting?

Soare thoat and ear lobe numbness.  Thoat feels swollen and i feel irraitable. At night when i lay down i feel hungry but not when i'm up or sitting?

Sore throat: You need to see your doctor to rule out strep throat. In the meantime, you can take a pain reliever, gargle with warm saltwater and suck on chloraseptic lozenges (it also comes in a spray). ...Read more

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My right ear lobe is numb and my hearing from that ear is very foggy. Could it be a tumor? I am 57 years old .Female.

My right ear lobe is numb and my hearing from that ear is very foggy. Could it be a tumor? I am 57  years old .Female.

See your doctor: You should go to see an ear nose throat doctor and have yourself checked. In adiditon to clinical examination, an auditory evaluation will be done and if indicated an MRI should be considered. Hearing problem can happen due to differen causes such as problem with the ear canal ( ear wax etc), conduction problem through the bone, ear drum, nerve etc. A tumor should also be ruled out . Go to see md. ...Read more

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After sleep a numb bottom part of my ear and lobe on my right side. No area on my head or face is numb. How long till feeling returns? What can I do?

After sleep a numb bottom part of my ear and lobe on my right side. No area on my head or face is numb. How long till feeling returns? What can I do?

Numbness: It is most likely you just laid on it wrong while you were sleeping. My bet is that it will be improved and back to normal within a few hours. If it lasts until tomorrow, or if anything worsens, I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had arthroscopic shouler surgery last Tuesday with a shoulder block and I have noticed that my right ear lobe is numb and swollen. Is this normal?

I had arthroscopic shouler surgery last Tuesday with a shoulder block and I have noticed that my right ear lobe is numb and swollen. Is this normal?

Not likely related: The nerves that were blocked and the nerves dealing with your ear are not the same. It is unlikely that the anesthetic block is the issue. You may have been laying on that ear to cause your symptoms, or they may be a totally unrelated issue that have occurred in time suggesting a relationship where there is none. It would be appropriate for a doctor to evaluate your ear ...Read more

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A portion of my left side of my head feels numb. Its in the area where my left temporal lobe is. Its usually intervals of every 4 hours. Why?

A portion of my left side of my head feels numb. Its in the area where my left temporal lobe is. Its usually intervals of every 4 hours. Why?

Whoa, boy: Forget about your left temporal lobe. The brain feels nothing except sensations from other parts of the body. This is all about outside your skull. You forgot to mention how long this has been happening, how long it lasts, & what "numb" means: Less feeling, tingling, etc. That still won't be enough. You'll have to leave your computer & see a nonvirtual doctor to find out why. ...Read more

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Why causes a left ear lobe to hurt?

Something not on RT.: Don' have a clue, except if it's only on the left something on the left is causing it to hurt. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more