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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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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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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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Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be ?should I be worried ? What can cause it?

Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be ?should I be worried ? What can cause it?

Infection: Sometimes cysts, infections, keloids can develop in ears. A doctor would have to see your ear or in person to be more accurate. Good luck and please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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What causes rash around the ear lobes babies?

What causes rash around the ear lobes babies?

Possible eczema: Eczema usually starts behind the crease of the earlobe and then to the earlobe. Other rashes are possible. It's hard to diagnose rash without seeing patient. ...Read more

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I have pain in both ear lobes what causes this ?

I have pain in both ear lobes what causes this ?

General check up: I will recommend a general check up with your PCP, he/she will conduct preliminary evaluation and refer you to specialist if need be. Your symptoms are non-specific and may or may not be serious. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the cause of appearance of fused ear lobes in some persons against the progression of evolution?

Please help! what is the cause of appearance of fused ear lobes in some persons against the progression of evolution?

That's silly: Evolution doesn't proceed in any particular direction. This is such a basic misunderstanding that if you heard it from a biology instructor, you should report that individual to their supervisor. It's the natural tendency of living things to differ from one another, more or less randomly. Please, to be literate in the 21st century, get a good book to understand basic biology. ...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