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How can you get the infection out of a lobe?

How can you get the infection out of a lobe?

Lobe of what?: If you are referring to a lobe of a lung, resolution of the infection with antibiotics will generally result in the body resorbing the inflammatory exudates without permanent discernible damage. If you are referring to an earlobe, treatment with hot compresses and possibly antibiotics may be needed. If it is a lobe of another organ, be specific and reframe your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

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


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If I have an ear lobe infection, do I take out the earring?

If I have an ear lobe infection, do I take out the earring?

May be a good idea: It may be a good idea if the infection is close to the ear ring, so keep it out till infection cleared up. ...Read more

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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??

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 more

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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?

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?

Lymphadenopathy: You need to have yourself checked by your doctor and you need cbc. No neglect as some serious diseases can be cured if diagnosed early. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I think iv an ear infection. Iv pain, loss of hearing, lump under ear lobe. All of this is in my right ear. How long will it take to go away ?

I think iv an ear infection. Iv pain, loss of hearing, lump under ear lobe. All of this is in my right ear. How long will it take to go away ?

Needs evaluation: from what you're describing, I would recommend seeing a doctor in person so they can look in your ear, evaluate your symptoms, and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Don't just wait for it to go away, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Do you think a staph infection is a possibility if the lobe looks totally healed for a couple of days / week and then it reappears ?

Do you think a staph infection is a possibility if the lobe looks totally healed for a couple of days / week and then it reappears ?

That is one: possibility.Are we talking about a piercing sight?Was a diagnosis of Staph established( by culture)?Contact Dermatitis should be considered,espically if the earring was worn after the first recovery. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not likely: I really need more information but assuming the wound is protected from dirty hands picking at it two months i would be concerned about it. If it has been open to the air itneeds some kind of dressing either way seeyour doctor. ...Read more

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Dry rash behind ears and lobes face down to side of my neck just itchy no red bumps WBC was 11.92 could it be infection?

Dry rash behind ears and lobes face down to side of my neck just itchy no red bumps WBC was 11.92 could it be infection?

?ECZEMA: This appears to be eczema.Did you use a new soap,facial cream or lotion.If you did stop using it.Take oral benadryll.You can try an over the counter steroid cream--if not better see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can cerebral/white matter scarring/calcification due to TORCH infection cause temporal lobe epilepsy? Can TLE cause aggressive explosive behavior?

Can cerebral/white matter scarring/calcification due to TORCH infection cause temporal lobe epilepsy? Can TLE cause aggressive explosive behavior?

Yes: It is common that after sustaining scarring of the brain (due to infection, tumors, surgery or brain damage) for a person to suffer seizure type disorders such as temporal lobe epilepsy. Many symptoms accompany these disorders such as behavioral and personality changes, memory and reasoning problems, among others. Proper pharmacological treatment by a neurologist and behavioral therapy helps. ...Read more

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Had swimmers ear infection had neomycin drops, my ear outside of canal and lobe swollen and inflamed? My outside ear is very large compared to other

Had swimmers ear infection had neomycin drops,  my ear outside of canal and lobe swollen and inflamed? My outside ear is very large compared to other

Cellulitis: It seems you have developed periauricular cellulitis as a complication of otitis externa and need oral antibiotics please see a doctor. I am guessing you have warmth, erythema and edema (inflammation) of the affected ear. ...Read more

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Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more