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treatment for this lession

It has been 15 days since I notice a lesion underneath my earlobe. It is wet and red  and it itches. Can you help me with the treatment for this lesion?
Here I attached a picture
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563773 tn?1374246539
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hello,
From the symptoms the possibility of fungal infection or contact dermatitis need to be ruled out. Please keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Topical zinc oxide cream like Sudocrem, Desitin are very helpful(apply with a paper towel and not directly with hands). For the itching please take some over the counter antihistaminic like benadryl or Claritin. In case the symptoms persist then antifungals may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.

I hope it helps. Take care and regards.

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Looks like impetigo.
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