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Oil secreted glands: Oil secreted by sebaceous glands is the cause of cysts behind the ear lobes.And if these get infected they start smelling.When cysts are small you can try home trestment.Placd a heating pad on the directly on the cyst or you can melt the wax and drop it directly on the cyst and it will melt the cyst .If the cyst is big it will need surgical excision.Never try to pop the cysts and do not apply oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Huge painful cyst on ear lobe. Tried popping with a sterilized pin and it bleeds but doesn't seem to drain. It's uncomfortable what should I do?
Does amoxicillin with clavulanic acid cure sabaceous cyst behind ear ? Iv been prescribed by my doc . Clavam 625 twice a day for 3 days.
Painless Pimple/cyst in ear canal, busted. How should I proceed with cleaning out pus-afraid to clean with qtip due to pushing the infection deeper?
Allow drainage: To encourage spontaneous drainage of an abscess, warm moist compresses can by applied with gentle pressure. Squeezing or pressing on the site should be avoided. If possible, keeping the site moist by applying antibacterial ointment will help prevent crusting over, which prevents drainage (usually key in healing). ...Read more