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What Wouldcause An Earlobe To Bruise
I woke up this morning with a dark bruise on the bottom of my earlobe. I have not hit my head and it's not by a piercing.
Earlobe bruise: Tender Areas with less skin such as the ear lobe can often bruise, even with minimal trauma or if slept on in the same position for too long etc. Hopefully, in time this is a simple bruise, and it will go away, if it does not, then see you Doc. If you are taking Ibuprofen or aspirin etc, the bruising would stay longer as they increase bleeding risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
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?
Hard to say: Hypersensitivity rxn to earrings comes to mind - is that feasible with the type of earrings you have recently worn? Certain metals, esp nickel alloys, are very sensitizing. Hydrocortisone cream and avoiding further contact would help if that's the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 yr old daughter wke up w/ stawberry mark, or bruise, perfectly round on middle of earlobe. Late forming birth mark or something else?
Strawberry mark: Have you gotten it evaluated by a md? If its a bruise, it's not normal and needs further evaluation. A strawberry nevus usually does not show up this late ( @ 4 yrs of age). ...Read more
I have a bruise and a knot under the skin on my earlobe. It is sore. I am not sure what it could be. It is reddish purple color and it is swollen ?
3yr old has a chesty cough, headache behind right eye for 4 days and has a small purple mark (like a bruise) on front of earlobe. Its not spreading?
I have a bruise colored lump on the back of my earlobe right under one of the piercings in my ear the lumps sore to touch what may this be?
Small lump in right earlobe, been there for a few weeks had it a couple of months ago as well. Only increases in size slightlt and tender when I touch?
Earlobe lump: Most common reason is a dermoid inclusion cyst often related to ear piercing. Dermal cells are caught underneath and form a cyst that periodically can get inflamed ...Read more
Have a large, swollen, painful, tender lump in left earlobe which is very hot to touch. Started off as a painless, pinheaded size lump. Help.
Probable infection: See your doctor now for treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cyst back of earlobe. Squeezed and seemed to burst under skin. Tender after that and seems a little swollen today, but could be from squeezing it. ?
Of course: Even if no cyst, if you mash hard enough it will be bruised. ...Read more
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