How to Get Rid of Pimples in Your Ear!

Pimples in the ear: woman grabs her right ear and looks in the direction of the mirror on a table
Pimples in the ear are not only annoying, but they can also be painful. We give you tips for suitable home remedies and for prevention.

Pimples in the ear - causes

If the pores clog, pimples can develop - also in the ear. The reason for this can be, for example, ear wax (also: cerumen), which does not drain off properly. Regularly our ears clean themselves thanks to ear wax, because dead skin, dirt and bacteria stick to it. And are then transported to the outside with the lard. Is this mechanism disturbed by z? B. improper hygiene or too much fat can clog the poresHowever, if a hair follicle becomes infected, it is not simple, but a boilThis should definitely be treated by a specialist.

Pimples in the ear - symptoms

Pimples in the ear can cause pain, depending on the size, only selectively or affect the entire ear. Also, the skin around the blister can become inflamed, making the listener feel clogged.

Pimples in the ear - what to do

A pimple in the ear can be bothersome, whether for aesthetic reasons or because it hurts. But to get rid of the pimple, you should not squeeze it out. Especially if the pimple sits too deep in the ear. Home remedies such as tea tree oil can help with blisters in the auricle or behind the earThe tea tree oil has a disinfecting and drying effect. Give something of it to z. B. Use a cotton swab and gently dab the pimple with it. The same applies here: not if the blister is in the ear canal. Make sure that none of the oil flows into your ear canal. In high concentrations, it can cause skin irritation, but you can dilute the tea tree oil with water. An alternative is the train ointmentIt speeds up the process of maturation and emptying of an abscess or boils on the outside of the ear. Also, it has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, among other things. And healing ointments with zinc also support skin regeneration.

Pimples in the earthen to the specialist

For small, less painful pimples, try home remedies. If the pimple sits too deep in the ear or in the ear canal: hands-off and goes to the ENT specialist. The specialist will choose the right treatment method, and anti-inflammatory ointments may be prescribed. Sometimes a boil also needs to be surgically removed.

Preventing pimples in the ear

Improper or poor hygiene can promote pimples in the ear. Note the following tips to better prevent blisters in the ear.
  • Cleaning your ears: stay away from cotton swabs! Carefully wipe the auricle with a damp cloth (you can find more tips on cleaning your ears here ). The ear canal usually cleans itself, if you have problems with too much ear wax, regular visits to the doctor help to get your ears cleaned professionally.  
  • Changing earplugs: If you use earplugs, you should also clean or replace them.
  • Hygiene of everyday objects: Smartphones & Co. are part of our daily life. But these must also be cleaned. So give your cellphone/phone, in-ear headphones, etc. regular cleaning.

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