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Left Ear Blister
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
I have a fluid filled lump behind left ear, feels almost like a blister. Feels like water inside of it, what could it be?
See below: 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
I recently found out I have a blister on my left ear drum...Can i become permanently deaf from it?
Not likely: Some bacterial ear infections produce bullae/vesicles ("blisters") on the ear drum. The majority will resolve spontaneously as the infection resolves, and with no residual problems. Should get the ear rechecked after symptoms gone (/antibiotics done, if put on them), to be sure that there is no fluid collection behind the drum & the bulla is gone. ...Read more
My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed . ?
Blood blister: It is benign and often they will resolve on their own. Warm soaks to it are ok 3x/d. If it enlarges or becomes red or noted drainage, see Pedi MD. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
71 yr old female. Pain on outside portion of left ear. Had herpes zoster virus of left ear 15 yrs ago. No blisters.
Symptoms began last night.?
My daughter had a blister(herpes zoster oticus) break out on right ear june 9th. Now she had one appear on left ear july 9th. Why the breakout on opposite ears one month apart. It has dried up and she is back on liquid acyclovir for 5 days. Will t
I have 2 large knots behind my left ear and 1 knot behind the other. All knots r bout the size of pea. Have had them for yrs. & doesn't hurt. Help Plz?
Lymph nodes: They are lymph nodes..little sacks that contain immune cells that sit and wait for fluid that contains something they consider foreign and then activate. Postauricular lymph nodes they are called. Sometimes when lymph glands enlarge, they do not decrease back to normal sizes. ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Various causes: Might be otitis externa (ear canal infection) or eczema (as other doc suggested) or seborrheic dermatitis, which can affect ear canals as well as pinna & external auditory meatus (although usually both sides are affected). Anti-dandruff shampoos & antifungal creams (lamisil) can help. If pain is involved, see fp or ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer