LymeNet Home LymeNet Home Page LymeNet Flash Discussion LymeNet Support Group Database LymeNet Literature Library LymeNet Legal Resources LymeNet Medical & Scientific Abstract Database LymeNet Newsletter Home Page LymeNet Recommended Books LymeNet Tick Pictures Search The LymeNet Site LymeNet Links LymeNet Frequently Asked Questions About The Lyme Disease Network LymeNet Menu

LymeNet on Facebook

LymeNet on Twitter




The Lyme Disease Network receives a commission from Amazon.com for each purchase originating from this site.

When purchasing from Amazon.com, please
click here first.

Thank you.

LymeNet Flash Discussion
Dedicated to the Bachmann Family

LymeNet needs your help:
LymeNet 2020 fund drive


The Lyme Disease Network is a non-profit organization funded by individual donations.

LymeNet Flash Post New Topic  New Poll  Post A Reply
my profile | directory login | register | search | faq | forum home

  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» LymeNet Flash » Questions and Discussion » Medical Questions » cysts behind ears?

 - UBBFriend: Email this page to someone!    
Author Topic: cysts behind ears?
phil C
Member
Member # 34473

Icon 1 posted      Profile for phil C     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I have had many cysts behind my ears for probably 20 years. I have gone to dermatologists and they've given me creams to put on (and yes I wash behind my ears several times a day). They never go away but sometimes I can extract some nasty stuff by pressing very hard.

It never occurred to me until this morning that this could be lyme related. Could it? If so is there any benefit to having the material I exptract tested?

Thanks in advance

Phil

--------------------
my wife and I and all 4 of our children have chronic lyme disease. My mission is to fix that.

Posts: 30 | From NJ | Registered: Oct 2011  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
fflutterby
Frequent Contributor (1K+ posts)
Member # 28081

Icon 1 posted      Profile for fflutterby     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I have very small ones also, stinky nasty stuff inside. I have had them for years. Never was a concern for any of my previous Dr's.

--------------------
Psalm 46 1 God is our refuge and strength

Posts: 1367 | From North Jersey | Registered: Sep 2010  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
thomasx
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 13431

Icon 1 posted      Profile for thomasx     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Do you take fish oil? That will create cysts.
Posts: 386 | From Southeastern PA | Registered: Oct 2007  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
phil C
Member
Member # 34473

Icon 1 posted      Profile for phil C     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Yes, I do take fish oil but only recently started and have had the cysts for a long time.

Yes, the stuff is very foul smelling. Wonder if it is actually bacterial congregating.

--------------------
my wife and I and all 4 of our children have chronic lyme disease. My mission is to fix that.

Posts: 30 | From NJ | Registered: Oct 2011  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
thomasx
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 13431

Icon 1 posted      Profile for thomasx     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
It's too bad about the fish oil. The cystic acne that it can cause is a real downside.
Posts: 386 | From Southeastern PA | Registered: Oct 2007  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
Michael_Venice
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 17254

Icon 1 posted      Profile for Michael_Venice     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Are these on your (respective) HEADS or ears? When I first got sick, one of the strange things I got were very nasty little cysts on the back of my ears-earlobes. They were very bad at one point. I still have one that is as disgusting as people here have mentioned.

One got out of control, had to be cut and I had a couple of stitches in it. I've asked my docs (LLMD) about them, because it was something that started just when all the rest started. They didn't think too much about it, some speculation.

But enough people here mentioned it, maybe it's a relatively common part of something to do with what we're all going through.

Posts: 322 | From Venice, CA | Registered: Sep 2008  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
Carol in PA
Frequent Contributor (5K+ posts)
Member # 5338

Icon 1 posted      Profile for Carol in PA     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Michael_Venice:

When I first got sick, one of the strange things I got were very nasty little cysts on the back of my ears-earlobes.

Figure 6. Borrelial lymphocytoma on the earlobe.
 -


.
Source: http://ibmi.mf.uni-lj.si/acta-apa/acta-apa-01-4/muelleger.html

Scroll down to "Borrelial lymphocytoma" for description.


I got these often as a teenager, and it was a problem when I got my ears pierced.
I eventually stopped wearing earrings and let the openings grow closed.

When I got the LightWorks LED light therapy unit a couple years ago, I used it on my ears.
I had a cyst on my ear that had not healed for six months.

In three days it was healed!


.
Regarding the sebacious cysts, taking fish oil is known to liquify and reduce the fatty deposits.
The pores on the backs of your arms that get blocked will open up too.
And I never have chapped hands now.

Posts: 6942 | From Lancaster, PA | Registered: Feb 2004  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
chootik
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 11221

Icon 1 posted      Profile for chootik     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
OMG, I got these too!

I got two really hard cysts on the back of my earlobes. The doc I went to thought it could be from wearing earings but I wasn't sure.

He didn't try to extract it. He gave me Amoxicilin for 7 days at 500mg 3x day I think and it went away!

Interestingly, when I took the Amoxy I got whole lot of lymph congestion specially in the upper chest, under arm area so it was killing something systemically.

Did you guys extract these? Maybe yours was different than mine.

I think this is def. Lyme related.

Posts: 247 | From Ca | Registered: Feb 2007  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
   

Quick Reply
Message:

HTML is not enabled.
UBB Code is enabled.

Instant Graemlins
   


Post New Topic  New Poll  Post A Reply Close Topic   Feature Topic   Move Topic   Delete Topic next oldest topic   next newest topic
 - Printer-friendly view of this topic
Hop To:


Contact Us | LymeNet home page | Privacy Statement

Powered by UBB.classic™ 6.7.3


The Lyme Disease Network is a non-profit organization funded by individual donations. If you would like to support the Network and the LymeNet system of Web services, please send your donations to:

The Lyme Disease Network of New Jersey
907 Pebble Creek Court, Pennington, NJ 08534 USA


| Flash Discussion | Support Groups | On-Line Library
Legal Resources | Medical Abstracts | Newsletter | Books
Pictures | Site Search | Links | Help/Questions
About LymeNet | Contact Us

© 1993-2020 The Lyme Disease Network of New Jersey, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
Use of the LymeNet Site is subject to Terms and Conditions.