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My earlobe is red, swollen and bumpy with a burning, itchy feeling. Do you know what it could be?

My earlobe is red, swollen and bumpy with a burning, itchy feeling.  Do you know what it could be?

It sounds like a: contact dermatitis or allergic reaction at your earlobe. Do you wear pierced earrings? If you do,stop wearing them immediately. Get a steroid cream or ointment from your Dr.to relive these symptoms. Also try benadryl (diphenhydramine) to relieve itch and swelling. ...Read more

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My child's arm is getting red, itchy, and swollen after his shot. Is this normal?

My child's arm is getting red, itchy, and swollen after his shot.  Is this normal?

Yes: This forum is often asked about vaccines.Most of us agree the "shots" are very important and local reactions are usually not dangerous nor serious.If your child shows signs of fever over 102.00 or seems ill please contact you dr. Asap. ...Read more

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Swollen, red, itchy eye in a child. Infection or allergies?

Swollen, red, itchy eye in a child.  Infection or allergies?

Conjunctivitis: Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis. There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc. ...Read more

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Right bottom earlobe has Been itchy since I was a my dad's a few days ago now 2 days later it is swollen hot to touch , itchy and little bumps?

Right bottom earlobe has Been itchy since I was a my dad's a few days ago now 2 days later it is swollen hot to touch , itchy and little bumps?

Infected?: Sounds like it might have gotten irritated and then a skin infection. Suggest wash it with hydrogen peroxide to clear off dead skin. Then put topical antibiotic ointment on it a couple of times a day and see if quiets down in 2-3 days. If not, see your Dr or Urgent Care for check. ...Read more

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I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?

I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?

Possible allergy: If you wear earrings and have this rash you may be allergic to the nickel in the earrings. See a dermatologist or your general doctor who can prescribe a cortisone cream and stop wearing the earrings till the rash has gone away. You may want to go have patch testing done at a dermatologist office to see if you are allergic to nickel. There are earrings made of titanium is rare to be allergic to. ...Read more

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Sometimes i experience itchy,swollen and redness vagina with grayish discharge. maybe twice or trice a month. what are this symptoms?

Sometimes i experience itchy,swollen and redness vagina with grayish discharge. maybe twice or trice a month. what are this symptoms?

Yeast infection: You can try OTC vaginal suppositories or gel for yeast infection for 5-7 day treatment course as directed on the package. If this doesn't resolve the issue, you will need to be examined for a more definite diagnosis. Feel better:) ...Read more

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Unilateral redness, irritation and itchiness down there. Not yeast. No bumps or anything just red and a bit red and swollen from itchiness.

Unilateral redness, irritation and itchiness down there. Not yeast. No bumps or anything just red and a bit red and swollen from itchiness.

Still yeast?: Several common conditions could do this. Even though you say not yeast, that still may be possible, the most common cause of such symptoms. It can be difficult to identify yeast to confirm the diagnosis, and some yeast infections are caused by Candida glabrata, often resistant to the usual treatments. If your primary care doc or gyn can't figure it out, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have developed a rash-like hives on my face on friday. It is swollen a little, with redness and itchiness, and it is still there. What could it be?

I have developed a rash-like hives on my face on friday. It is swollen a little, with redness and itchiness, and it is still there. What could it be?

Many possibilities: Itchy facial rash can be from allergic reaction to drugs, chemicals, cosmetics, insect bites and many others. Start with your primary care doctor for examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye.no redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye.no redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things.You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more

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8 year old daughter had red and swollen eye lid, 24 hours now. NO redness in actual eye, no pus, no itchy/grainy feeling, no pain. What could it be?

8 year old daughter had red and swollen eye lid, 24 hours now. NO redness in actual eye, no pus, no itchy/grainy feeling, no pain. What could it be?

Periorbital swelling: While it's reassuring that there is no pain, it is still concerning for periorbital cellulitis - an infection of the tissue around the eye. This needs to be evaluated and likely need antibiotics. Get her into her pediatrician ASAP. If her doc doesn't have weekend hours then go to an urgent care or ED for evaluation. ...Read more

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