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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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How did i get a itchy and inflamed bump behind my ear?

How did i get a itchy and inflamed bump behind my ear?

Lymph node/cyst: A doctor should evaluate it but it may be an lymph node or a cyst that is inflammed locally. Fever, pain, redness all point towards a localized infection. A good evaluation will give you the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bump next to the canal of my ear?

How to get rid of bump next to the canal of my ear?

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

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I have a bump on the back of my ear its swollen white yellowish pus came out then clear liquid...But overnight it filled up again..What to do to get i?

See a doctor: You will need to have it drained. It is most likely an abscess or a cyst. Please do not try to drain it yourself, as you will cause a much worse infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Explanation: Your dizziness after sitting long time most likely caused by orthostatic hypotension. To avoid this you need drink a lot of fluids!!! And make a short breaks for 5-10 min exercise. Your bump on the head need evaluation, if it growing up ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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Will Aspirin paste for an ear piercing bump get rid of it? (Along with regular saline solution cleaning)

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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