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Dr. Charles Breaux
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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


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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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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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Why causes a left ear lobe to hurt?

Something not on RT.: Don' have a clue, except if it's only on the left something on the left is causing it to hurt. ...Read more

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When your ear burns what can you use?

When your ear burns what can you use?

The description: Of burning ears is to vague to be able to provide a useful response. Consider giving pertinent details and re-asking. Take care. ...Read more

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Can top of ear lobe get badly sunburn?

Can top of ear lobe get badly sunburn?

Yes: Any area of skin can become sunburnt. Use sunblock spf 15 or higher and reapply according to the package directions. ...Read more

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Stretched ear lobes as I age. Can surgery fix them?

Stretched ear lobes as I age. Can surgery fix them?

Yes and no: Surgery can fix this problem but it not ussually done except for extreme problems. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a swollen ear lobe?

Clogged pore: Your ear lobe has sebaceous glands like most areas of the skin. This can be clogged and become inflamed as a result. This causes it to become swollen and can be painful. Often, your body can resolve this on its own. If it is red, and painful, you may consider antibiotics. ...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