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Ruptured cyst: Most likely it is an epidermal cyst that has ruptured. The swelling and tenderness is the resulting inflammatory reaction, which is often mistaken for an infection. But like an infection, it needs to be drained to relieve the pressure and stop the pain. Epidermal cysts occur very commonly in earlobes; no one knows why. ...Read more
Lots of things: Depending on whether it's painful and your history with that ear, it could be a keloid (lump of scar tissue), could be a small cauliflower ear, it could be an infected cyst or a big pimple. If it is bothering (pain, itching, redness, etc) then you need to get it checked out. A lump should always be evaluated and investigated by a physician. Don't play around with it. ...Read more
Wore magnetic earring and when i took it off a hard lump was left inside my earlobe no discomfort, can't tell/see its there unless touched. What is it?
I have a small hard ball type lump under the skin on earlobe, you can feel it both sides it's extremely painful to touch/lean on. Had it 2+ weeks help?
Infected Cyst: This is likely an infected inclusion cyst in your earlobe. It needs to be drained. Therefore you need to be seen by a physician to be treated. Do not try to pop it on your own. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my earlobe for some months & doesn't dissappear. It doesn't feel comfortable when i touch but not hurt either. Is it dangerous?
Lump earlobe: Could be a cyst. Have doctor check it. ...Read more
Ive got a small hard painless lump in my front of earlobe its look like cartilage thing when touching im male 22 should i be worried?
Must be seen: cannot diagnose as is - submit with photos or see your physician. ...Read more