Earlobe

What is Earlobe?

The earlobe is composed of tough areolar and adipose connective tissues, lacking the firmness and elasticity of the rest of the pinna (the outer edge of the ear).

Questions and answers on "Earlobe"

Hello. My wife has a recurring hot itch on and around her earlobe that comes and goes, which she cannot ascribe to any soap, shampoo, etc. What...

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Brief Answer:
allergic contact dermatitis

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for the query.
Itch only around ear must be related to any particular thing...

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Do ear lobe creases mean I have heart disease? I have 1 in one ear and a smaller one in the other! I, a type 1 diabetic and 41 years old and it's...

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Brief Answer:
I would explain as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would like to explain that it is true...

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I have a red lump behind my ear lobe... It's not painful unless pressure is applied. It started a day or two ago, I don't know if its a sabeceous...

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Hi!. Thanks for your query. The bump may be a Sebacious Cyst / plain Lymphoma. Needs excision and biopsy if its lymphoma. See a ENT specialist and...

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