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Should I Get This Bump On My Earlobe Checked Out
Yes: Although most bumps will turn out to be nothing (a skin cyst, a keloid, a pimple), you can also have more serious problems such as skin cancers. So when in doubt, get it checked. ...Read more
I accidentally hit my 11 day olds head walking through a doorway. There is a bump above his left ear. Should i get this checked out?
Yes you should: To be safe rather than sorry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why do I get these pimply like bumps on my earlobes? Its more inside the earlobe like a pimple but they hurt if I try to bust them.
I have a bump on the back of my cartilage piercing, how to i make it go away without having to get my ear re-pierced?
Warm soaks: Try warm soaks 2-3 times a day. ...Read more
See ENT doctor: If the bump is in front of the ear, there only 2 possibilities. One is a mass in the parotid gland and more rarely a herniation of the capsule of the jaw joint. See an ENT or head and neck surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a bump right behind my left ear it's been there for awhile it doesn't hurt but it's hard i get headaches when i hear loud sounds what is this?
Yes: Surgical excision.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a very painful to the touch red bump in my ear with a black dot in the middle of it. What is it and what should I do to get rid of it?
My 6yr old has this lump /bump that comes and goes behind his right ear. I have had it checked out n the doc wasn't helpful. What is causing it?
I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time.
Is it possible to have a CSF leak without a very hard hit to head maybe a bump enough to get symptoms of a concussion wasn't knocked out drip and ear?
Absolutely. See MD.: Your symptoms sound like you may be experiencing a CSF leak. A bump placed at just the critical place with just the critical force may be all that is needed. Please see your doctor for a full H&P, diagnosis, and treatment. If you do have a CSF leak, you may need to be on bedrest with a lumbar drain until your CSF leak heals. Otherwise, surgery may be necessary. Best wishes for a full recovery. ...Read more
So I have a bad cough the past couple of days and a bump showed up behind my ear it's small moveable and painless is it a lymph node? How do I get rid
Lymph node: It sounds like a lymph node. There is nothing you can do to get rid of it. Lymph nodes swell up as they filter out infection causing agents from the blood and help protect us. They usually shrink back down to an unnoticeable size after some time. However, sometimes, they do remain slightly swollen and hard due to scarring in the node. ...Read more
Woke up w/a tender bump (size of a pea/marble) behind my rt ear i started to get a radiating pain down my neck that also sits on my clavicle/rt should?
Infected cyst: Most likely you have infected cyst , you will need antibiotics and I&D please see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time. It is solid but when I push on it it moves around but then comes back to the spot where it started
I get a sharp pain in my left ear. Most of the time it only hurts when I run my head. This had been going on for a couple years. It occasionally just randomly happenes. Also I just noticed about a inch and a half under my ear on my neck there is a bump. I
Will Aspirin paste for an ear piercing bump get rid of it? (Along with regular saline solution cleaning)
Aspirin Paste: Know of no mechanism by which aspirin paste would heal either cartilaginous or soft tissue 'bump' of ear. Take care. ...Read more
Should i be concerned about my enlarged lymph nodes? About two to three months ago i noticed a hard bump behind my ear. It has continued to get larger and I have figured out it is a lymph node. The node underneath it has now began to swell and I have anot
Lymph : Lymph nodes can become enlarged for many reasons. They are often enlarged when an infection is present in or near them.(tonsils are lymph nodes inthe throat and become enlarged when you have a throat infection) when they enlarge due to infection they usually swell quickly an are painful or at least tender when touched. They also tend to shrink back to normal size after the infection resolves. Lymph nodes that enlarge slowly and remain enlarged for more than about a month are more worrisome including the possibility of cancer or some chronic inflammatory conditions such as lupus or sarcoidosis. ...Read more
Had bump in ear when squeezed blood came out now it's gone,after that I started to get headaches on that side and now I have sore throat. Help?
See a doctor: You need to see a doctor for these serial continuous problems. Either you are having a very weird luck or you are having a major immune system problem nothin I can solve here . See your doctor ...Read more
I've had a bump on my earlobe for a few weeks and now it's turning blueish in color and has dry skin around it. what could It be?
I have a bump on my earlobe and it hurts. The bump first appeared about a month or two ago when i had an allergic reaction to nickel.
Bumps: Could be a nickel allergy. get lobe repaired. use gold posts ...Read more
Cyst?: This is a common area to form small sebaceous cysts. They are formed from the oil/ hair folliclles in the skin. They often do not go away. It is not something to worry about in general. Sometimes they can get infected and get larger or painful. You should see your doctor or an otolaryngologist for evaluation and treatment. They are often removed or excised. ...Read more
See doctor: See your doctor to make sure you do not have an infection or keloid. ...Read more
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