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Cyst Ear Lobe Will Ears
What is hidradenitis?Have a leaky cyst on upper ear lobe-very painful ear top and back of ear, is this it? Hot compresses and squeezing out fluids .
Hydradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a skin disease that commonly affects areas bearing apocrine sweat glands or sebaceous glands, such as the underarms, breasts, inner thighs, groin and buttocks. The ear lobe is not a likely location. You should have this seen by a doctor and if necessary referred to a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Cyst: It would have been helpful to see a picture of it. If it was truly a cyst, it may never come back, it may re-occur or the site may get infected. Discuss it with a physician if you are concerned. ...Read more
I have a painful (when touched) bump where my ear lobe connect to my face. Is it a cyst? No other symptoms. Should I use a hot compress? Thanks :)
Local infection: Could be a local infection, especially if sensitive to touch. Warm compress can help it come to a head. Keep area clean and it should diminish with time. If not, see your MD! ...Read more
Hello Sir, I have a rock hard node 1/2 inch behind my left ear lobe. It will not move and it has been there a year. 3X/yr I am also getting cysts.
Evaluation: You will need an evaluation of this mass to see if it s also a cyst or something else. Hope this helps. ...Read more