Originally Posted by corona4
nope. i've never had my ears pierced.
LOL, It's called acne. Unfortunately this is a form of acne that I recently acquired as a result of changing my diet (over 18 moths ago). Now, I know that sounds bad, but it's sorta a good thing too. As a result fo changing my diet my skin has never looked this good, BUT I am now more susceptible to Breaking out in new places that I didn't previously break out at, if I eat the WRONG foods. (just another signal to let me know that I've eaten something my body doesn't agree with)
Actually what I noticed is that certain foods cause me to breakout in certain places. Like Peanuts cause me to breakout on my forehead and that area in between my brows. Some sort of sugar causes me to breakout in my eyebrows and also gives me whiteheads and (drum roll)...
Whenever I eat (Refined) Gluten Free Cereal w/Organic Milk
I breakout in and around my earlobes with pimples and tiny cysts!
Uggh and I've tried this several times over and without a doubt I know that cereal and/or the organic milk combination causes this problem. I rarely eat cereals but every few months and when I did it would be near daily
and sure enough I started to get acne in this area. As soon as I stopped, a few days later they disappeared. Start back up a few months later(plenty of time to heal) and a few days
later that acne reappears.
In fact, I haven't had a bowl of cereal or oatmeal in over 4 months and I STILL have one tiny cyst in my earlobe that REFUSES to leave! It shrunk from being inflammed all the way down to something that you cant see. The only way someone could tell is if they were to actually touch my earlobe. =/
So I don't know if that is the EXACT cause for you, but if you eat cereals and/or milk you may want to give it up for a month.
The Inflammation should go away rather quickly once you remove the irritant. Of course, another food could be the cause, but this is what I know causes this
TYPE of acne for me so you may want to test it out first.
HTH & Let me know what works