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What may cause an outer ear blister?

What may cause an outer ear blister?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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My child is 19 month old her outer ear on the top seems to be red and blistering is there something i can do for this?

My child is 19 month old her outer ear on the top seems to be red and blistering is there something i can do for this?

See your DR.: Neosporin is not only useless, it is a common sensitizer causing allergic reactions. Same for bacitracin. Studies clearly show that they neither cure nor prevent infections. Throw it away. Same for triple antibiotic. Needs to be seen to determine what, if any, treatment might help. ...Read more

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I have a blister like bump behind near inbetween my head and ear.Its the same colour as my skin and hurts like a blister when i touch it. What is it?

I have a blister like bump behind near inbetween my head and ear.Its the same colour as my skin and hurts like a blister when i touch it. What is it?

Could be: Blisters can be from an infection, allergic reactions or from injuries. A complete history and examination will help the doctor determin the likely cause. ...Read more

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Blister on the opening of ear sore only when touched or banged opening nearly shut?

Blister on the opening of ear sore only when touched or banged opening nearly shut?

Ear: what you describe sounds like an infected cyst. These usually need to be drained and antibiotics given. Do not try and do this yourself. Go have this evaluated at a clinic. ...Read more

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I have a small, painful if touched, liquid filled blister on the back of my ear, what is this?

I have a small, painful if touched, liquid filled blister on the back of my ear, what is this?

Cyst or abscess: it sounds like you may have a cyst or an abscess behind your ear. I would apply warm compresses (like a warm hot cloth, four times a day and see if it gets better after that ...Read more

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I have blisters on my throat & my left ear hurts, why?

I have blisters on my throat & my left ear hurts, why?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a new piercing cause a blister on my ear?

Is it possible that a new piercing cause a blister on my ear?

Usually not: Usually not if done properly. You may be getting an infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if my 20 month old son has 2 little blisters on his ear that look like a sunburn?

What can I do if my 20 month old son has 2 little blisters on his ear that look like a sunburn?

Skin blisters: Possible sunburn - especially if see redness on other exposed skin without blisters consider insect bites too - keep an eye on - watch them heal over the next day or two. ...Read more