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Ear Canal pustule
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ConcernedDad posted:
Just wondering if anyone has ever seen this? Small pustule in ear canal of 6 year old. It is tender to touch and has slight yellow drainage/discharge

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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
If you attempted to post a picture, it did not come through.

The ear canal is lined with SKIN, and any area of skin can form a pimple...or pustule (folliculitis, furunculosis). This area can be very tender so this child needs to be properly treated.


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