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Ear Lobe Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Got my ears pierced aboit 2 weeks ago. Now they're really tender and painful and I've discovered a swollen gland right below ear lobe. Is it infection?
Otitis externa: very likely it is.Please see a doctor right away.You need antibiotics ASAP.if the infection spreads,you will be in terrible pain.not to scare you,seek medical help. ...Read more
My 4yo ear lobes are crusty.About a month ago I took off her earrings and they healed. But the infection keeps reoccurring without any earrings on??
Possible MRSA: Methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA) has become more and more common over the past 10 years. It commonly causes skin infections or lesions that won't heal or resolve on their own. It is particularly common in young children. MRSA skin infections can have a variety of appearances but commonly causes crusty lesions. It can be cured with antibiotics by mouth that are safe in children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a wound that looks like a small tear on my kid's ear lobe that doesn't heal for 2 months be a fungal infection?
I pierced my ear two months ago and I have an infection. Now my ear lobe feels hard and dry, the skin looks wrinkly. What should I do?
See a doctor or: dermatologist to determine if it is an infection or an eczematous reaction. ...Read more
My husband has a black fungal infection on the upper part of his ear lobe. He has tried applying some ati fungal medicine but it won't go away?
How can I know if I have a swollen lymph node or a paraganglioma below the ear lobe. The swell is about 3cm and it doesn't hurt. I have no infections?
Hi woke today with sores on my ear lobe , red not itchy and going scabby? Did have ear infection 3 weeks ago but this is other side
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- Swollen ear lobe pus
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