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How can a small bump inside the ear be treated?

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

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Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Hi, I just notice I have a small bump inside my right ear
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 18 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Folliculitis ear

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
The bump in the picture is due to a hair follicle infection probably caused by finger picking or some object used to scratch inside the ear.
Apply an antibiotic ointment with a ear bud and keep the ear dry.
It will be fine in few days.
Any further questions are always welcome.
Take care
Thanks and regards
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