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What causes a itchy bumpy rash on your earlobe?

What causes a itchy bumpy rash on your earlobe?

Rash: I would suspect an allergic reaction first. Earrings, creams, ear drops would be the first things that i would think of as the most likely cause. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a non-itchy rash on my earlobe, nowhere else. My cats recently got fleas, could that have caused it? If not, then what?

I have a non-itchy rash on my earlobe, nowhere else. My cats recently got fleas, could that have caused it? If not, then what?

Swimmers ear: It is possible to get flea bites but they are usually itchy. If you have been swimming lately, you may have an otitis external or swimmers ear. Make sure you dry your ear well after a shower, bath, or swimming. If is painful, red, or has a discharge see a doctor. You may need antibiotics and some ear drops for the discomfort. ...Read more

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My daughter have been getting sharp stomachaches then she developed a rash on her earlobe. Should I be concerned? Please help!

My daughter have been getting sharp stomachaches then she developed a rash on her earlobe. Should I be concerned? Please help!

Rash unrelated : The rash on earlobe may be unrelated and is not emergent. Sharp persistent stomacheaches are a concern! How long has she had them? What time of day does the pain come on? How long does it last? Does she miss school or come home early from school? Where in the belly is it? Have her take one finger and point to where it hurts most? Any foods exacerbate? Timing to eating? Fever? ...Read more

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Very itchy earlobes, rash shows when i scratch. Spread to left cheek. No poison ivy or bug bites. No new foods or meds. Can this be part of fibro?

Very itchy earlobes, rash shows when i scratch. Spread to left cheek. No poison ivy or bug bites. No new foods or meds. Can this be part of fibro?

NO: If you're referring to fibromyalgia the answer is no. Fibromyalgia is characterized by muscle aches and pains esp over certain "trigger points". As far as i know there are no skin manifestations. You may be having a skin reaction/rash from something though. ...Read more

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Can stretched earlobe be repaired?

Can stretched earlobe be repaired?

Usually simple: Most stretched or torn earlobes can be repaired with a simple procedure performed under a local anesthetic by a qualified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a torn earlobe repaired?

Has anyone had a torn earlobe repaired?

All the time: This is a pretty common procedure for most plastic surgeons. The edges have to be freshened and then repaired together, usually in the office with local anesthesia. Sutures are removed in about a week. After the earlobe is well healed, it can be repierced (i do this for the patients whose ears I have repaired.). ...Read more

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What to do if my earlobe is infected?

What to do if my earlobe is infected?

Infected earlobe: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. If earlobe appears to be infected would seek medical evaluation. take care. ...Read more

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How to fix a riped earlobe without surgery?

How to fix a riped earlobe without surgery?

Requires surgery: So this is unfortunately not very uncommon. But does require surgery to repair. The surgery is minor and can be done under local anesthesia if you find a plastic surgeon who is trained to do so and can be done in under an hour as well. But it does require making some incisions to rearrange what tissue is still present to recreate normal earlobe. Consult your local plastic surgeon for more info. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more