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My ears usually become very oily within a few hours. Why is tat so? Sometimes i'll get pimples in my ear - is d oilness d cause of tat? Thanks!

My ears usually become very oily within a few hours. Why is tat so? Sometimes i'll get pimples in my ear - is d oilness d cause of tat? Thanks!

Exudation : You may have an inflammatory process in the ear. Some people have a tendency of having more active serum activity in their ears. Careful cleaning and washing frequently could resolve. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more

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I have a pimple in my ear?

I have a pimple in my ear?

Your question is ?: You wrote a statement, not a question.Please start over from the beginning,provide background info and ask a clear question.This is not a chat room.Questions are not linked. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ear (earplugs or showercap when showering)
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Use eardrops as directed
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Use Tylenol or warm compresses for minimal pain
3x day
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I have a pimple in my ear how can I get the to go away so of that I can sleep?

I have a pimple in my ear how can I get the  to go away  so of that I can sleep?

Hot soaks: If the pimple is confined to the outer ear canal and you can see or feel it, I would recommend hot soaks. If the pimple hurts, it is likely a small abscess that will respond to this type of conservative treatment. If after 3 to 4 days of hot soaks, there is no improvement or the pain gets worse or the pimple gets bigger, then see an ENT doctor for I and D of small abscess. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Visit doctor to get antibiotic drops to treat infection
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No swimming for at least 5 days
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Put alcohol/white vinegar drops in the ear after swimming when healthy
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Why do I get a pimple in my ear ?

Why do I get a pimple in my ear ?

Clogged glands: There are any glands in your ear that produce oils and they can become clogged and cause pimples, just like on other area in your body. Try to keep your ears cleaned out well. See your doctor if you have pain, swelling, changes in hearing, or concerns about this. ...Read more

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Why do I always get a pimple in my ear? Thanks!

Why do I always get a pimple in my ear? Thanks!

Ear pimple: The skin in your ear and canal have glands that produce oils and wax. If the duct gets blocked it produces pimples, just like elsewhere on the body. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
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Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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