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Cracked Ear Crease That Oozes
Maybe infected or: inflamed? Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more
Postauricular crease inflated/swollen Ear pushed outward—Inflamed pimple in ear for 4 days—What causes the soft inflated feeling behind ear?infected?
Ear discomfort that follows behind jaw to lymph nose that is swollen below ear and ear pops when i swallow????!
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
Earlobe by earing hole swollen leaking yelllo pus down the side of my neck lumps on neck by earing hole now area has turned a little dark an itching?
Purple open wound started as blisters behind ear crease very infected. Now it's going up my head and through mastoid bone. Very painful and oozing
Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Blister like rash on tip of left ear and cheek.warm to touch, ear sweling.back pain.fatigue. dry throat.diarrhea.
Otitis externa: Have you been swimming recently? It might be a swimmer's ear (otitis externa) which is a local skin infection of the ear canal. It could also just be a skin infection formed by clogged pore, kind of like a small abscess. I would apply a topical antibiotic like neosporin to the area 3x/day. If it is not improving then you should see the doctor. ...Read more
Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. could it be a deep zit?
1 whitehead pimple where the mouth meets skin, not on the lip itself. White pus came out whenever popped, never blistered or spread. Was this herpes?
My ear hurts. It's tender/sensitive to the touch. It's red on the inside. No ear wax inside either. No water in ear either. Is it an ear infection?
What is a hard lump deep in the skin on elbow? Picked at it badly causing scab, a pea sized white fluid filled lump pulled out with the scab, no pain.
Could be a cyst: This sounds like a cyst, but there are many other causes for the "hard lump". You should get is checked out. ...Read more
Strange waxy build up - not in my ear canal, but in the flap (where the helix folds in). Usually dry , sometimes moist, ALWAYS painful to remove?
Dermatitis: It's best that you see your Family Doc or Dermatologist for evaluation. Or ask for video Virtual Consult w/HealthTap doc who can see what you're referring to. Common causes that might explain your post are eczema (sensitive skin) & psoriasis. Or perhaps you have an untreated infection. Regardless, see your doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
No: Probably staph bacterial lesion. A DR can help you. ...Read more
Ear feels very full and achy, crackling sound when opening mouth,. Face hurts to touch near earlobe. No fever. Is it infection or impacted earwax?
Eustachian tube: This could be ear wax, but may also be your eustachian tube trying to equalize the pressure between your ear and your sinuses. It is more common is you are stuffy. Heat to the ear can help with pain. Treat congestion and allergies if needed with over the counter medications like antihistamines, allergy tablets, Nasacort (triamcinolone) steroid spray or salt water sprays. If not improving seek evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?
Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inclusion cyst: The discharge is keratin, which smells like that because of a high sulfur content. It will probably self-cure or a surgeon can remove it. ...Read more