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Red spot on earlobe?

Red spot on earlobe?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I notice that my husband has a small purple spot on his earlobe. Should this be of concern........or is it a hickey. ?

I notice that my husband has a small purple spot on his earlobe. Should this be of concern........or is it a hickey. ?

Purple spot: if it is a single small purple spot it is likely a type of benign nevus or hemangioma. A hickey would generally be at least 2-3 cm in diameter, and that is not "small" by dermatologic standards. if it gets larger, changes colors, etc, it should be examined and possibly biopsied by a physician. ...Read more

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I have like a tiny lump/spot behind my ear on my earlobe ?

I have like a tiny lump/spot behind my ear on my earlobe ?

Uncertain : this depends on the consistency of this tiny spot. Your physician would consider whether his fat, cartilage, or some other type of nodule. It depends on your total health status. If not completely clear your physician may have you see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Every time I Chew my food, my jaw slowly makes it harder for me to continue. No pain but a tender spot behind my earlobe ?

Every time I Chew my food, my jaw slowly makes it harder for me to continue. No pain but a tender spot behind my earlobe ?

Evaulation needed: These types of issues cannot be properly diagnosed over the internet. I suggest you start by seeing a local dentist for a complete and thorough clinical exam, along with a history of your symptoms, when it started, how often, how intense, getting better or worse, etc. Although it sounds like it might be related to your TMJoint, it can also be a host of other issues. Please set up an appointment. ...Read more

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My earlobe was pierced about a month ago and in a different spot a year before now scar tissue is formed how do I make my earlobes look normal again?

My earlobe was pierced about a month ago and in a different spot a year before now scar tissue is formed how do I make my earlobes look normal again?

Difficult: First see how it heals up in the next 3 months. If it doesn't , then you may have to live with it but may also consult a plastic surgeon to see what he can do for you. ...Read more

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Red spot on earlobe a few hours ago. Red stop is still there, but the bottom of the earlobe is bruised (like blood pooling). What could it be?

Red spot on earlobe a few hours ago. Red stop is still there, but the bottom of the earlobe is bruised (like blood pooling). What could it be?

Maybe ruptured cyst: Cysts in the earlobes are common. Have you had any recent piercings? Local trauma--including pinching, can rupture one of these cysts causing the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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Painful spot behind ear and a tender swollem bump below the spot near earlobe . What is it? Its the right ear and been there since 3 days bump since 1

Painful spot behind ear and a tender swollem bump below the spot near earlobe . What is it? Its the right ear and been there since 3 days bump since 1

Reactive lymph node: You may have a small infection there with a reactive lymph node right below it. If this fails to resolve then see your dr. To make sure there is nothing suspicious that needs a biopsy. We can get infections at a hair follicle that may be causing the tenderness. Get it checked if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots on my back?

What causes dark spots on my back?

DARK SPOTS ON BACK: Do these spots itch? How long have you had them? How dark are they? If they are tan, it may be a condition known as tinea versicolor. I would need a picture and a little more of a history. Male or female? Age? Tinea versicolor is relatively easy to treat, although very often it can recur and last for years. It is also mildly contagious, but not serious. ...Read more

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What causes age spots to form?

What causes age spots to form?

Aging: See pcp or dermatologist particularly if black colored irregular or raised. ...Read more