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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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Have a water bump on the outer top part of ear. At first ear was jus hot and red, then it started swelling and then a liquid filled bump. Any ideas?

Have a water bump on the outer top part of ear. At first ear was jus hot and red, then it started swelling and then a liquid filled bump. Any ideas?

Infection or cyst: You don't say if there was trauma first, but if there was no trauma, the swelling could be from an infection from a hair follicle or it could be a cystic lesion. Do yourself a favor and have a dermatologist evaluate the area to help eliminate the area. ...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? .

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

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My 3 year old daughter woke up complaining, her ear hurts. I looked at it and the top of her lobe is reddened and she has an hard bump behind her ear. There is no fever present, or any signs of a cold, and no swelling of the ear. I want to wait to take he

My 3 year old daughter woke up complaining, her ear hurts. I looked at it and the top of her lobe is reddened and she has an hard bump behind her ear. There is no fever present, or any signs of a cold, and no swelling of the ear. I want to wait to take he

Likely bug bite: This is something you can safely monitor for a few days to see if it resolves on its own. A dose of diphenhydramine (Benedryl) may help with the redness and any itching involved. A cool compress can also help with the discomfort. ...Read more

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Elbowed near the temple front top of right ear 4 days ago. Small bump, pain to touch. Little discomfort in right eye during mornings. Hurts to put pressure. No bruise. No dizziness or black out.

Elbowed near the temple front top of right ear 4 days ago. Small bump, pain to touch. Little discomfort in right eye during mornings. Hurts to put pressure. No bruise. No dizziness or black out.

Bruise: Sounds like your temple muscle is bruised and swollen. Maybe a small hematoma (collection of blood). It is possible to have a concussion without loss of consciousness but there would be other symptoms. If it gets worse or not improved in a few days then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have one white bump on the top of my right tonsil. No sore throat. Right ear is irritated and burns when I eat spicy food such as salsa.

I have one white bump on the top of my right tonsil. No sore throat. Right ear is irritated and burns when I eat spicy food such as salsa.

Throat: Likely adenovirus, possibly allergic process. If no symptoms and you can eat salsa fluids and ibuprofen enough. If fever, fatigue or persistent problem get checked. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on top of my head, what is it?

I have a red bump on top of my head, what is it?

Get it looked at: You might have bumped it or you might have a skin cancer up there, without more information impossible to tell. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a large bump on the top back of my head?

Best way to get rid of a large bump on the top back of my head?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a 2 month old baby and I felt bumps on top of his head what can they be?

I have a 2 month old baby and I felt bumps on top of his head what can they be?

Can be the: Way the bones of his head are currently shaped and comming together. A baby's head is very soft and moldable. Most likely they mean nothing, but if they are worrisome for you, have your doctor exam the baby. ...Read more

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I have bumps on the top of my head that are painful and hard. How do I get rid of this?

It needs to be chec: Bumps on top of your head may be due to bacterial infection of the scalp like folliculitis or it may be due to bug bites especially on bald or partially bald head, or seborrheic dermatitis
it needs to be checked and than treated appropriately. ...Read more