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Popped Cyst In Earlobe
Huge painful cyst on ear lobe. Tried popping with a sterilized pin and it bleeds but doesn't seem to drain. It's uncomfortable what should I do?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I can feel bubble sort thing in my ear lobe. Is this a cyst? If so, what should I do about it? Pop it?
I have an enlarged lymph node under my left ear could this be a cyst? And why did it just randomly pop up? How can I make it go away?
Recurring lump where jaw n ear meet always thought it was just cystic acne Since the skin would thin n pop. Recently it has become black w/o touching.
See dermatologist: It may be a cyst in which bleeding has occurred. In any case, see your dermatologist. It may need to be excised. ...Read more
I squeezed what I thought was a cyst in my earlobe. Could it have been a lymphnode and ifso will I die?
No - don't squeeze: Earlobes don't have lymph nodes. There are lymph nodes all around the ear, but none in the pinna or lobe. It is never a good idea to squeeze lumps - it can lead to infection and scarring. It sounds like whatever you picked at is unlikely to lead to your death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a cyst in both my earlobes,the cysts are not noticeable but one earlobe has now got bigger than the other.What should i do?Thanks
Possible infection: Cysts are benign. However, they can get infected and they can increase in size. If pain, one would think in terms of infection. If not pain then non-infected size is probably the issue. In the long run, if a cyst is causing problems, it can and ought to be removed. Draining a cyst will get it's size down but it will eventually refill; they have to be removed entirely to be gone ...Read more