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Should I get this bump on my earlobe checked out?

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

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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.

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.

Hmm....: Best to have your physician eyeball them; always hard to diagnose lesions/moles/etc. Through cyberspace as there is no direct visualization. ...Read more

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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'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?

Probably an: infected sebaceous cyst, partially draining. Show it to your doctor so he can drain it or treat with antibiotics. It does not sound like a life threatening problem now. ...Read more

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Hard bump on earlobe, what is wrong?

Hard bump on earlobe, what is wrong?

One possibility: Is a cyst. Have your dermatologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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What can I do for a painless bump inside earlobe?

What can I do for a painless bump inside earlobe?

Cyst?: This may be a cyst and commonly from ear piercing. .Could have your primary care doctor check it. ...Read more

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Little bump inside my earlobe been there forever. Is this bad?

Little bump inside my earlobe been there forever. Is this bad?

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

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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?

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