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Cheese smell behind ears, how do I get rid of them ?

small bumps which seem like pimples behind ear . when i pop them, they stink like cheese. i ve been scrubbing them with soap every shower 5/6 per week for like the last 6 months. how do i get rid of them ?
Asked On : Fri, 4 Feb 2011
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From your description, these are most probably sebaceous cysts. It will always be better to consult a local skin specialist for an accurate diagnosis. You may try a medicated skin cream containing an antibacterial, antifungal and steroid formulation after cleaning the area with warm water. Sebaceous cysts behind the ear will require professional help for removal. There are many ways such as traditional surgery, electrocautery, cryosurgery, radiofrequency and laser assisted removal.
Answered: Sat, 5 Feb 2011
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