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Doctor insights on: Painless Lump On Earlobe

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Every few months I have reoccurring lump in right earlobe.Painful.No piercing.When'dormant'bump still there, no pain .Feels between skins, not visable?

Cysts in earlobes: Earlobes are common places to form cysts. These cysts will occasionally get inflamed, become larger and painful, sometimes coinciding with menstrual periods in women. It's important not to squeeze it so that it won't get more inflamed and/or scarred. Sometimes intralesional injections of cortisone by your dermatologist may help settle the cyst down. If not, it may need to be excised. ...Read more

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I had a lump in my earlobe decided to pop it but it popped under the skin. It is now swollen but not sore what is it and what should i do?? Thanks

I had a lump in my earlobe decided to pop it but it popped under the skin.  It is now swollen but not sore what is it and what should i do?? Thanks

Infection: Now that you area surgeon: you must have your ear examined, evaluated and treated with antibiotic therapy: NO POPPING!-get seen ASAP! ...Read more

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Marble sized hard lump that does not hurt or move under my left earlobe along my jaw. it's not a cyst or swollen node. No other pain . Any ideas?

Lymph node: This is likely a lymph node. If you don't feel well, if it is over 1 cm in size, if it is growing in size, if it is rock hard or stuck to surrounding structures or if it does not go down in size after a month get it checked out. ...Read more

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Small lump behind ear under earlobe, not sore or tender to touch what could it be?

Small lump behind ear under earlobe, not sore or tender to touch what could it be?

Several options: This could be a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, or enlarged lymph node. Suggest that you see your doctor to distinguish between these. If it is not changing quickly and you feel generally well, then there is likely no urgency. ...Read more

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What dose a fluidy lump behind earlobe mean?

What dose a fluidy lump behind earlobe mean?

Cyst or node: It can be either a cyst under the skin or a lymph node behind the ear. If it does not resolve on its own in a few days, see your doctor about it. ...Read more