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Doctor insights on: My Ear Lobe Burns

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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...Read more


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What causes my left ear lobe to burn ?

What causes my left ear  lobe to burn ?

Chondritis: If your ear looks normal or just somewhat red and burns intermittently then this might be chondritis (inflammation of your ear cartilage). You might benefit from a visit to your ent. ...Read more

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24 f light olive skin don't burn tan easily but avoid sun 4+yrs. Keratoacanthoma on ear lobe 6 months w/ removal+biop next week. Should I worry?

24 f light olive skin don't burn tan easily but avoid sun 4+yrs.  Keratoacanthoma on ear lobe 6 months w/ removal+biop next week. Should I worry?

Keratoacanthoma: This is generally a benign lesion that is malignant under the microscope. In nearly all instances, surgical removal puts an end to it. The cause is unknown, possibly viral in origin, but sun does not play a role. ...Read more

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Lobe pierced 62 days ago. Took my shirt off and my shirt snagged my earing. Its been sore for few days and burns when alcohol is applied. Whats wrong?

Lobe pierced 62 days ago. Took my shirt off and my shirt snagged my earing. Its been sore for few days and burns when alcohol is applied. Whats wrong?

Common: Clean with hydrogen peroxide. The alcohol is burning the raw exposed tissue from the tear when you pulled it. It does clean and disinfect the general skin surface. It should heal as a tract over due course. ...Read more

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I have pain in both ear lobes what causes this ?

I have pain in both ear lobes what causes this ?

General check up: I will recommend a general check up with your PCP, he/she will conduct preliminary evaluation and refer you to specialist if need be. Your symptoms are non-specific and may or may not be serious. ...Read more

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How can you ?Reduce ear lobe size?

How can you ?Reduce ear lobe size?

Otoplasty: Ear lobe can be reduced by a plastic surgeon or an ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a new ear lobe?

Why will you want on: Why will you want one if a ear lobe is absent at birth or is lost due to accident or disease, plastic surgeons can create it by taking cartilege from other parts of body. ...Read more

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Can ear lobes be stretched by pulling on them? I know heavy earrings can stretch the lobes but can manual pulling stretch them?

Can ear lobes be stretched by pulling on them? I know heavy earrings can stretch the lobes but can manual pulling stretch them?

If constant: Constant pulling would act as a weight, and would eventually stretch the lobe..So do not pull the lobes. ...Read more

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How can I fix a torn ear lobe?

How can I fix a torn ear lobe?

Ear lobe repair: Many people get a split ear lobe from an ear ring getting pulled through. The process to repair the split earlobe is fairly simple. Most plastic surgeons or doctors who do surgery should be able to do the procedure under local anesthetic in their office. The earlobe is numbed up, the skin inside the split is removed and the ends are sutured back together. ...Read more

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What is an ear lobe stretcher used for?

What is an ear lobe stretcher used for?

Ear Lobe Stretcher: Stretching of pearced ear lobe to apply certain jewelry. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more