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I Have Red Earlobes
Has it been there : long? If not apply warm compresses for five minutes or so four times a day and see if that the compresses it so that it drains out before your event on Monday. Do not try extracting yourself or it could scar or leave a hyperpigmentation dark reddening from localized inflammation. ...Read more
Dryness/fatigue: The blood vessels naturally become more visible in the eyes as you age due to thinning of the tissues. Exacerbations of eye redness may occur from a variety of things such as dryness, wind, tiredness, allergies, infections, inflammations, & chronic use of some types of ophthalmic medications. As a benign treatment, trial some otc artificial tears (eg. Refresh tears) to soothe your eyes. ...Read more
Possibly: It's not easy to know in this type of forum, so i would have this checked out. If you are suspecting bed bugs, then check the seams of your mattress for small dark brown/black "sesame seed" sized bugs and bring them in a ziplock to the doctor if you find them. If not, it could be many things - so have it checked out either way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an itchy scalp and a large red itchy patch on my forehead. I also have swollen lymph nodes around my ear. I got my hair done last Wednesday.
Dermatitis: If ALL the symptoms are on SAME side of your head and don't cross the midline then I'm worried about shingles which can later become painful. Starting treatment right away is critical A chemical allergic reaction is also possible especially if your hair was dyed and should have it looked at. ...Read more
Rashes and sores: Skin is very difficult to treat by description or email. But, given the great staph epidemic in our country i would advise you to get this seen by an expert sooner than later. This could be just a reaction to some exposure or an infection that is spreading. Sorry not to have a better answer than that today. ...Read more
See eye doctor: The first thing to try is artificial tears... Not something that says "get the red out". Just plain over the counter artificial tears like freshkoat or systane. If no improvement after a couple of days, see your eye doctor as may be an infection or allergy. Don't wear contacts till resolved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?
Chilblains : Could possibly be chilblain. A chilblain is a small, red swelling on the skin which can be very itchy and gradually becomes very painful. Here's a link to the mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/chilblains/ds01091. Hope that helped! please vote me up if you can, thanks and good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be foliculitis: There are hair follicles almost everywhere on the skin. These follicles can become inflamed or infected. Be sure to follow up with you doctor as antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more
I have red streaks on my tonsils, and they have recently appeared. They are also swollen a bit. Will I have to have them removed?
I don't have my tonsils, but I have red bumps where my tonsils were and they are painful. What could they be?
I have extremely itchy, sore scalp for months. Periodically i see red patches that disappear shortly. Today i got white flakes when i itched. Thoughts?
I noticed a little hard lump in my neck right behind my earlobe under the skin. It doesn't hurt when i touch it. What could it be? No redness...
See an ENT: Possibilities include lymph node, parotid gland tumor, skin cyst. Need an exam to figure it out. ...Read more
I've had a pea-sized lump inside my earlobe for 5 days. It is hard and tender. There is no swelling/redness around it. Also have headache since 3 days?
Cyst: probable sebaceous or inclusion cyst. It May have to be removed surgically. ...Read more
My right earlobe is hot and red I've tried ice to cool it but it just heats up again what do I do?
Does it hurt?: If you have pain along with the redness, you may have an infection or a sunburn. If it is due to infection, you need to get seen very soon. If it is not painful and just itchy, it may be due to a soap, detergent or shampoo you are using and stop any new ones. Get seen if it continues to bother you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reddot post piercing: Thank you for your question. A red dot on the bottom of the earlobe after piercing may be caused by many things. Infection or inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause such an eruption as well as responses to external/internal sources such allergies or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I noticed that my right earlobe was red and swollen and it feels like there is a round hard thing inside it and i'm not sure what it is.
thx for help?
Earlobe: It is most likely an irritated cyst. You should see your dermatologist if it does not resolve. ...Read more
My earlobe is red, swollen and bumpy with a burning, itchy feeling. Do you know what it could be?
My earlobe is itchy, red, a little swollen (with minor bumps) and flaky (as if very dry) for several days. What can I do?
My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.
One earlobe is red and painful to the touch. I do not wear earrings of any sort. Only soft portion of earlobe hurts. Rest of ear is normal.
Pink/Red from Blood: In good light, press your palm firmly with 1 thumb & hold for several seconds. Release quickly & watch. The return of pink is blood returning into the capillaries; a body wide issue. If 1 ear lobe more red; briefly or continuously? Increased redness most likely increased capillary density or flow. Next; why? Examine closely, experiment a little. ? Seek out help from md well reviewed by clients. ...Read more
I have a red itchy bump right below my earlobe on my neck that hurts a little bit and is warm to the touch what could it be?
See answer: For a precise diagnosis you would have to see your physician to examen the area. Your description suggests either a small boil or skin infection or a local reaction to an insect bite. You can view pictures of a boil on Google Images. If it's an insect bite the swelling should resolve on its own. Warm compresses will help a boil to drain. If not improving>>Dr...See: http://bit.ly/1Hi4wm1 ...Read more
Red spot on earlobe a few hours ago. Red stop is still there, but the bottom of the earlobe is bruised (like blood pooling). What could it be?
Hard to say: Hypersensitivity rxn to earrings comes to mind - is that feasible with the type of earrings you have recently worn? Certain metals, esp nickel alloys, are very sensitizing. Hydrocortisone cream and avoiding further contact would help if that's the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got my right eyebrow pierced yesterday the guy pierced it really close to my temple it hurts and now my right earlobe is big red and infected?
My two ear old's earlobe was red and swollen for two weeks and now it turned purple with a small grey/pale area in the middle. What can this be?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My 2 year old has red swollen earlobe for a few days there was a blister at one point now it looks like there are several tiny red bumps what could it?
Bug bite ? infected: These are often simple bug bites that get scratched & invaded by skin germs to cause a mild localized infection. Sometimes dabbing it with peroxide & covering the area with antibiotic ointment can heal it. If it persists or spreads have it looked at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right ear lobe is a little red and swollen and there is a white/yellow crust by my earring hole? What is wrong with my earlobe?
Assess for Infection: 17 yr old; redness, swelling, yellow crust at earring hole. This can be due to infection or a reaction to metal in earrings. There is no mention of pain which is an indicator of infection. If pain is present & other symptoms are worsening, infection is probable & you should see your doctor. Otherwise do not wear earrings x 3-4 days, cleanse area with soap/water, change to hypoallergenic earrings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer