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I Have Pain In My Neckjust Below My Ear For Several Weeks No Lump
epidermal cyst: This is a hair follicle tumor that is filling with keratin proteins and distending the follicle to form a sack. The lesion may feel like a hard pea that is moveable within the tissue. The only way to get rid of it is surgical. It is sore to touch because some of the material is leaking out of the sack and acting like a foreign substance. Go to your dermatologist who will cut it out! ...Read more
Hi, I have this lump in my ear lobe, had one before but it went but this is bigger and hurts a lot, any help?
Cyst: There are small oil glands inside the ear lobe. If their drainage point is blocked the fluid will keep filling the sac and cause a lump. Sometimes over time and with massage the cyst will drain. If it's not red massage the area gently several times a day to see if that changes thing. As with any weird lump/bump a real exam by MD is usually the best way to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a lump in my ear, its about 2mm up from where my ear is peirced. Im scared that it is something serious, and it really hurts when i touch it x?
See doctor: Hi. How long ago were the ears pierced? It may be an abscess. It may be something as simple as a pimple. If you squeeze it, does anything come out the piercing hole? It's probably not serious, but an abscess would need to be incised and drained and treated with antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more