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Lump on ear cause by nail dirt?

Patient: I am a tweenage girl that has a small, flat lump on her ear. Ever since I was little, I have been scratching my ear the same place where the lump us. I didn’t realize it, but slowly, a lump began to form. I’ve been scratching it until I had a small cut ere and now it is a scab. What should I do, go to the doctor or leave it in?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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