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Doctor insights on: Causes Of White Bumps On Inside Ear

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What causes little bumps behind a childs ear ?

What causes little bumps behind a childs ear
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Lymph node swelling: Our immune system includes a number of way stations where immune cells (lymphocytes and others) congregate and fight infection. These are called lymph nodes. The ones located behind the ears ("posterior auricular") can enlarge during a viral infection, or from inflammation involving the outer ear or scalp, as in swimmer's ear or seborrhea of the scalp. Malignancy would be a rare cause. ...Read more

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What can ne the cause of a bump in my ear?

Sorry: But that's too non-specific to tell you. You need a physical examination. Start with your family doctor, they'll see if you need a referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

I have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

Pimples: The bump is the cause of the pain. Why is there a bump ? Oil, dirt sweat, sebum can fill breaks in the skin leading to your " bump". Topicsl Hydrocortisone can decrease the inflammation. ...Read more

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Bump in inner ear filled with puss, what can cause this?

Bump in inner ear filled with puss, what can cause this?

Bacterial infection: A bump in the ear canal filled with pus would be a skin infection and would need to be treated with an antibiotic and possibly drainage of the lesion. ...Read more

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What causes itchy white bumps behind ear lobes? I can pop them and the white stuff comes out.

What causes itchy white bumps behind ear lobes? I can pop them and the white stuff comes out.

Sebaceous cysts: Many people have these cysts, which develop in the earlobes and behind the ears. They are oily, containing sebum, and sometimes can get infected. If you're able to express and drain them on your own, I would not be too concerned. If you develop a large one or it becomes infected, then sometimes surgical removal is necessary. ...Read more

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Small bump on bottom of ear is a tad red it was hard like a pimple like bump but no puss or anything to come out of it what cause this will go away?

Small bump on bottom of ear is a tad red it was hard like a pimple like bump but no puss or anything to come out of it what cause this will go away?

Developing a boil: Chances are u had a small bite or injury there & it has become infected. It may turn into a small boil/abscess or ur own resistance may nip it and it may heal on its own in a few days. Topical antibiotics will probably not help as the skin is intact. Nothing much to worry unless the pain keeps increasing, the skin gets redder and there are streaks of infection and redness spreading from that bump. ...Read more