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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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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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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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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