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My son has a knot forming in his left earlobe?

My son has a knot forming in his left earlobe?

Earlobe knot: A new lump or lesion in the earlobe could be scar tissue from an injury or a fatty or skin-type growth. Best to have your son's doctor take a look to see if it needs to be removed or if observing it is the better course of action. ...Read more

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My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.

My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.

Mgt: If this is an isolated rash without other symptoms, it may be due to an insect bite. Application of 1 percent hydrocortisone topical cream twice a day for 3 days may help. If it persists please see your PCP. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son is complaining (occasionally) about pain under earlobe near the jaw line? Do i need to take him to doctor?

My 7 year old son is complaining (occasionally) about pain under earlobe near the jaw line? Do i need to take him to doctor?

Would be a good idea: Children who intermittently but persistently complain of pain in a specific spot should be evaluated by their doctor. Best wishes ...Read more

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My son is ten years old and has been swimming alot. He went to the doctor and has no ear infection, but earlobe hurts and his a little puffy. ?

My son is ten years old and has been swimming alot. He went to the doctor and has no ear infection, but earlobe hurts and his a little puffy. ?

Earlobe pain: Earlobe pain and swelling can be due to: allergy (put cold ice on it); insect bite (mosquito, spider, tick, etc) irritation from chemicals/irritants; infection (usually swollen & red & painful to touch); if MD did not see an infection, likely one of other causes. ...Read more

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I get these knots in my earlobe that come and go they're hard and painful what could it be?

Small cysts: Most likely they are tiny cysts. They can occur even if your earlobe hasn't been pierced. Usually these are nothing to worry about. If you have pierced earlobes and are prone to infection then that may be a reason why these form more commonly. ...Read more

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I've noticed a bump feeling in my left earlobe. It never hurt but i'm curious what it is. I've noticed it before but pretty sure it went away before?

I've noticed a bump feeling in my left earlobe. It never hurt but i'm curious what it is. I've noticed it before but pretty sure it went away before?

Earlobe bump: If your ears are pierced, this could be a cyst - see an ENT doc to sort it out . Some of these cysts need to be removed and the ear love re-pierced. ...Read more

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The bottom of my left earlobe is a little splotchy and it is sensitive to pressure. It happened after i tried putting my earring in. How can I fix it?

The bottom of my left earlobe is a little splotchy and it is sensitive to pressure. It happened after i tried putting my earring in. How can I fix it?

Needs to be checked: It is related to your putting the ear ring in, it may have caused a bruise or there is chance of infection, if it persist have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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How much does earlobe repair surgery usually cost? My left one is split all the way through and my right is just torn

How much does earlobe repair surgery usually cost? My left one is split all the way through and my right is just torn

Cost: Earlobe repair may be performed in the office with just local anesthesia "novacaine") or in the outpatient setting under sedation or anesthesia. The cost, depending on where you live, ranges from $1500-4000. The cost reflects the facility fee, the anesthesia fee, and of course the surgeon's fee. The cheapest way would be to have local anesthesia only. ...Read more

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A small hard round thing about 3mm inside left earlobe right next to my 10 year old piercing. Sometimes painful. :-(?

A small hard round thing about 3mm inside left earlobe right next to my 10 year old piercing. Sometimes painful. :-(?

Scar ?: Sounds like an old infection or irritation. If it is red and or oainful you need to have a doctor look to see if the area is infected ...Read more