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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

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