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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes redness and hotness on the ears?

I have NO piercings in or on my ears. However, I noticed just above my right ear lobe on the inner cartilege redness, and hot to touch several months ago. The redness has subsided somewhat but the swelling has gotten much larger. I m 43. female, 107, 5ft 3 . Also noticed a bump several months back on right side of nose as well. No redness, no pain, just enlarged.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014
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Hi. .the above epkanation suggest that it could be a keloid. . It needs excision. .not an emergency. .visit your ENTdoctor..get well soon. . .
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