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Left top of ear in pain and feel a small bump on the actual ear, what can this be? Just felt it today.

Left top of ear in pain and feel a small bump on the actual ear, what can this be? Just felt it today.

Pressure sore.: If you lay on the same side routinely the ear can form a pressure sore, called weinklers nodule. You should have it checked. The other possibility could be skin tumor. ...Read more

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Behind my right ear close to the top and middle hurts to be touched? it's not red and there's no bump.

Behind my right ear close to the top and middle hurts to be touched? it's not red and there's no bump.

Tender to touch? : I am unclear if it is tender if you touch the area or if you move your ear. The diagnosis would depend on A number of things. Do you have a sore throat ? Do you have an infection on your scalp? Do you have an earache? ...Read more

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I have a bump that has formed on the top of my ear from a cartilage piercing that never healed. Is there a way to remove this?

I have a bump that has formed on the top of my ear from a cartilage piercing that never healed.  Is there a way to remove this?

Probably scar: This could either be a scar or perhaps a small cyst from trapped skin or inflamed cartilage. You can never completely remove a scar but it might be reduced in size and made less visible. Consult with a facial plastic surgeon for best treatment. Be aware that you probably will not be able to wear jewelry there. ...Read more

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What should you do if you have a bump inside your eye on the top corner towards the ear.?

What should you do if you have a bump inside your eye on the top corner towards the ear.?

See eye MD: See your eye md to determine whether it is a minor problem, or something more serious. ...Read more

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My friend has a raised hard bump behind her left ear at the top next to the hairline, its painful to touch and swollen.

My friend has a raised hard bump behind her left ear at the top next to the hairline, its painful to touch and swollen.

Cyst: This is either a sebaceous cyst (epidermal inclusion cyst) or a trichilemmal cyst. There is a small chance of this being a lymph node, but if the overlying skin is red and it looks like it is coming to a head then it is the former. They are benign. Treatment when inflammed is a moist heat pack several times/ day and time. ...Read more

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Hard bump up and to the left of my occipital protrusion. Aligns with the top of my ear. Normal skull abnormality? Or something to worry about?

Hard bump up and to the left of my occipital protrusion. Aligns with the top of my ear. Normal skull abnormality? Or something to worry about?

Normal anatomy: Slightly prominent lower nuchal line of with mastoid process the occipital bone. It is not unusual and considered a normal anatomical structure. Take care. ...Read more

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We have a one month old boy who has a rash over the perimeter of his face, ears, and top of neck. The rash is red with tiny bumps. What should we do?

We have a one month old boy who has a rash over the perimeter of his face, ears, and top of neck. The rash is red with tiny bumps. What should we do?

It will pass: Baby acne is felt to be triggered by babies high level of maternal hormone levels that sustained the pregnancy ; prepaired for breast feeding. Clamping the cord cuts off new hormone input, but leaving the wet spa of pregnancy puts baby in contact with skin irritants and germs. The process accelerates for a while before peaking ; the intensity varies. Eventually the hormones ; acne are gone. ...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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Can scar revision work to remove keloids? I have a bump on the top of my ear from when i had the cartilage pierced several years ago. I have been told it is a keloid. Can scar revision remove this bump permanently? .

Can scar revision work to remove keloids? I have a bump on the top of my ear from when i had the cartilage pierced several years ago. I have been told it is a keloid. Can scar revision remove this bump permanently?

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Keloids : Keloids can be very tough to treat.One might want to consider an injection of a steroid first to see if it will shrink.If not then surgery is the first choice and many times at the time of surgery iwill inject soem steroids while I am closing.Followup is so critical so at the first sign of a recurrence you can have it injected.Wwwbeautybybrueck. ...Read more

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Red bump on the top of my tooth on the right side. I have now developed an ear ache as well and a white lump on the tip of tounge. Suggestions?

Red bump on the top of my tooth on the right side. I have now developed an ear ache as well and a white lump on the tip of tounge. Suggestions?

Unrelated : The red bump may be an abcess the ear ache can be related, or may be associated with clenching. Or it may be an ear infection. The white bump on the tip of the tongue is probably not related to the red bump. It may be coincidental. Inflamed minor taste buds appear often and are referred to as "lie bumps". See a dentist asap. Too many issues to neglect being seen by your dentist. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son has tiny red bumps on the top of his ear lobes and it seems to be spreading to the outline of his scalp and now on cheeks...any idea?

My 4 year old son has tiny red bumps on the top of his ear lobes and it seems to be spreading to the outline of his scalp and now on cheeks...any idea?

Many possibilities: Rashes that remain localized to specific areas are often reactions to soaps/lotions or other material that was in contact with that area.Specific cause is hard to confirm without an exam and review of possible exposures. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on left backside of neck. Near the ear feels like a bruise but didn't hit head, and top of scalp very tiny bumps. And a stiff neck?

I have a small lump on left backside of neck. Near the ear feels like a bruise but didn't hit head, and top of scalp very tiny bumps. And a stiff neck?

See your doctor: If you truly have a stiff neck--cannot touch your chin to your chest or move head from side to side, you must be seen urgently by your doctor or emergency room--if you have fever this becomes more urgent. If you have any scalp problems this may cause tiny bumps or if you pull your hair tight as some do for braids, this may be related. See your physician. ...Read more