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I have a bump on my right tragus. It is red and swollen and I don't know what it is.

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Dr. Eric Fete
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Infection

could be a boil or an early access.
apply warm/moist heat to it for 10 minutes at a time throughout the day, take Motrin as directed. If it doesn't get better see your doctor

In brief: Infection

could be a boil or an early access.
apply warm/moist heat to it for 10 minutes at a time throughout the day, take Motrin as directed. If it doesn't get better see your doctor
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine

In brief: Plan

You mean right ear tragus, right? In this case you can use iodine or rubbing alcohol to apply 2 times a day for few days.
But nobody can know what the cause of this not seeing it. Good luck.

In brief: Plan

You mean right ear tragus, right? In this case you can use iodine or rubbing alcohol to apply 2 times a day for few days.
But nobody can know what the cause of this not seeing it. Good luck.
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Inflammation

Inflamed. Possible infected sebaceous cyst.
See MD, you may need antibiotics.

In brief: Inflammation

Inflamed. Possible infected sebaceous cyst.
See MD, you may need antibiotics.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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