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Infection vs cyst: Even pierced years ago, ears may develop infection. There may also have developed a small cyst that either IS the swelling or predisposes to infection. It was be appropriate to have this evaluated by medical professional. ...Read more
My 2 year old has red swollen earlobe for a few days there was a blister at one point now it looks like there are several tiny red bumps what could it?
Swollen eye ,ear lob: Seek medical attention immediately in an ER. Could be infection which on the face affecting the eye is very serious, especially with bulging eye or rarely tumor compressing blood vessels in neck. Thyroid disease can cause bulging eyes but usually no ear lobe issues. Seek immediate attention in ER ...Read more
I woke up this morning and my left earlobe was swollen and it has a small round bump inside... I don't know what to do. It really hurts and it's grown?
Small cyst in earlobe popped under skin. Earlobe has swollen, is slightly warm, but not too painful. Should I wait to see what happens?
My earlobe is swollen and it's not my earring, but there is a scab near my earring and yesterday it was just blood that came out, now pus and blood?
Ruptured cyst: Most likely it is an epidermal cyst that has ruptured. The swelling and tenderness is the resulting inflammatory reaction, which is often mistaken for an infection. But like an infection, it needs to be drained to relieve the pressure and stop the pain. Epidermal cysts occur very commonly in earlobes; no one knows why. ...Read more
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