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My Ear Lobe Burns
I think I have a swollen gland below my left ear lobe, right next to the top of my jaw. My ear burns also. Hurts to look up/down. How to treat? Cause?
Burn (Heat Or Fire) (Definition)
A burn is an injury to the skin caused by heat, flames, or chemicals. Burns are more or less severe depending on which layers of the skin are affected. A first-degree burn is in the epidermis, or the top layer of the skin. A second-degree burn affects the dermis, or second layer of the skin. A third-degree burn goes all the way through the skin. A fourth-degree burn extends to deeper structures such as muscle and bone. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Yes and no: Surgery can fix this problem but it not ussually done except for extreme problems. ...Read more