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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pimple Like Rash On My Ears

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I have developed a rash behind my ears resembling pimples/bug bites that is sore&feels inflamed and is pink in color.Any ideas on what it could be?

I have developed a rash behind my ears resembling pimples/bug bites that is sore&feels inflamed and is pink in color.Any ideas on what it could be?

Rash behind ear: Could be fungal versus eczema versus impetigo( staph) Would follow up with doc as may need prescription medication like mupirocin, lotrisone or even oral medicaion if you have a mastoiditis( infection of the bone behind the ear) ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I had my ears pierced and i stretch one and let it close cause it was infected and on my left ear I have these tiny pimple like things what are the ?

I had my ears pierced and i stretch one and let it close cause it was infected and on my left ear I have these tiny pimple like things  what are the ?

Milia: Milia skin is skin that has small bumps under the surface, usually in one or two particular areas. Milia are little bumps that are filled with a white substance. They result from skin cells rejuvenating improperly, in a way that leaves the dead cells trapped under the surface of the skin. The only treatment is extraction by a physician. ...Read more

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My ears usually become very oily within a few hours. Why is tat so? Sometimes i'll get pimples in my ear - is d oilness d cause of tat? Thanks!

My ears usually become very oily within a few hours. Why is tat so? Sometimes i'll get pimples in my ear - is d oilness d cause of tat? Thanks!

Exudation : You may have an inflammatory process in the ear. Some people have a tendency of having more active serum activity in their ears. Careful cleaning and washing frequently could resolve. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I have a painful pimple on my earlobe for about 5 days now my ears swollen it so painful any advice??

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

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How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

Infected scabies : Sorry your question is not clear . Yes scabies can get infected . New pimples would probably be a different thing , Irrespective of that antibiotics would be needed . ...Read more

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I have very painful and itchy pimples in my scalp and around my ears. What are they? Kindly suggest me a way out. Thanks!

I have very painful and itchy pimples in my scalp and around my ears. What are they? Kindly suggest me a way out. Thanks!

Skin Infection: You have acne or other form of skin infection. A way out means you go to the doctor to get the right diagnosis and the right treatment. ...Read more

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When I use my cordless phone for a couple of hours, I break out in a pimple rash behind the ear. I put it on my hair and not the skin. Heat rash?

When I use my cordless phone for a couple of hours, I break out in a pimple rash behind the ear. I put it on my hair and not the skin. Heat rash?

Rash: I have seen and read about cases of reactions to using cell phones. If you see a direct relation between the use and the rash, then yes, there is likely a connection and you might want to try a different phone or earpiece. ...Read more

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I started to get these small lookin pimples behind one ear and two small bumpz behind my right ear, got a lil scared never had them behind my ears .

I started to get these small lookin pimples behind one ear and two small bumpz behind my right ear, got a lil scared never had them behind my ears .

Need for examination: It is not feasible to know what the bumps are without examining the lesions. If these bumps persist for more than a couple of weeks or increase in numbers, please see your doctor. In the mean time trying shampooing your hair daily to improve the cleanliness of your scalp. ...Read more

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My girlfriend woke up with a rash all over her face, it had her face swollen red itching especially near the ears and she has pimples what to do?

My girlfriend woke up with a rash all over her face, it had her face swollen red itching especially near the ears and she has pimples what to do?

Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) HC: There are many causes of itching. In most cases, the cause is an allergy. If one experiences any difficulty breathing they must go to an emergency room or urgent care center immediately. The simplest treatment would be to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (25-50mg) and apply 1% Hydrocortisone ointment 4 times per day. Do not apply anything else to the face (make-up, wrinkle creams, etc) until the rash resolves. ...Read more

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Had a cold w/ swollen lymph nodes in my neck and lower head with pimple like bumps/rash that are causing pain. I was prescribed Keflex but no progress

Had a cold w/ swollen lymph nodes in my neck and lower head with pimple like bumps/rash that are causing pain. I was prescribed Keflex but no progress

If...: If you are not responding to the antibiotics prescribed and still feeling sick you should see your doctor again for reevaluation. However, make sure you gave at least 48 hrs for the antibiotics to start working. If not yet 48 hrs you should wait unless you are feeling extremely ill. ...Read more

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What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms. Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

Rash: Rash is a VISUAL diagnosis. You cannot make right recommendations on a rash based upon a written description. Please see your MD or a Dermatologist ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more