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24 Mar 2003

Small Lump/Ball in ear lobe skin.
Hi there, yes i would also like to know about these lumps in and around the ear. I sometimes get them in the lobe just below the hole where my ear piercing is. The lump feels like a hard ball (like the size of very small pop corn kernel. it makes my ear red and sensitive in that area. It stays for about a week and eventually decreases in size as it disappears. It facinates me what the classificatioin of these lumps are and why they appear??? Your response would be greatly appreciated.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Fruity, it sounds like a mild infection and inflammation in your case. The best would be to clean your earrings with surgical spirits every time before you insert them. Good luck.
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