Doctor insights on:
I Have A Large Pimple In My Right Ear Lobe How Do I Get Rid Of It
Hot soaks: Apply warm to hot (be careful) wet packs to this every 2-3 hours for 15-20 minutes. It should gradually come to a head and open and drain. If it doesn't you may have to visit your local doctor. ...Read more
I have a large pimple inside my ear lobe. Have tried popping it but can't because it is on the inside of the ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?
Scar tissue: Most likely if not red or tender (try not to squeeze!) If it gets larger or red it may need to be seen by a doctor, meanwhile wash gently, pat dry and keep hair clean. A pimple will clear in a few days. ...Read more
I have a kinda bad headache on the right side of my head kind of up and behind my right ear. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it?
Occipital headaches: Lesser and greater occipital nerves live in the area of your head where you are describing pain. What frustrates patients is that these nerves can cause pain without any traumatic event. You didn't mention any visual disturbances (blurry, double vision) or other red flags so that a NSAID may be beneficial. Your PCP may have Toradol in house to give you for fairly quick reduction in head symptoms. ...Read more
Wax impaction: You most likely have a wax impaction. Speaking from experience here, there really is no over the counter treatment that helps. Your pcp or an ENT can remove the wax impaction. ...Read more
See ENT doctor: Fluid in the middle ear without pain is the result of Eustachian tube blockage. At 48 years of age, if you do not have any history of previous otologic disease, then if you are unhappy about the hearing loss, pressure or fullness that frequently accompanies this problem, I would recommend you see an ENT doctor for evaluation. Steroids for 5 days could be tried and if not helpful, then ear tap. ...Read more