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Purple Spots On Earlobe
I notice that my husband has a small purple spot on his earlobe. Should this be of concern........or is it a hickey. ?
Purple spot: if it is a single small purple spot it is likely a type of benign nevus or hemangioma. A hickey would generally be at least 2-3 cm in diameter, and that is not "small" by dermatologic standards. if it gets larger, changes colors, etc, it should be examined and possibly biopsied by a physician. ...Read more
Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Get checked: May be an irritated taste bud, may be an irritation, either way this should be evaluated by a dentist and then possibly an oral surgeon if the dentist cannot determine why it is there. ...Read more
Normal : With the lack of a clinical exam, i would like to call those spots the terminal end of blood vessels. However if they are new spots that you have never seen before, then you may need to have them checked by a dentist. Some common allergies may be expressed by splotches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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