This Item You Use All the Time Is Probably Giving You Ear Pimples

Dr. Pimple Popper tells you what you need to know about the pimple in your ear and how to prevent it.

A woman tucks her hair behind her ear.

Your ear may seem like a strange place to get a pimple, but it can actually be an easy place for zits to form. Here's what to know about whether you should pop that sucker and how to prevent it in the first place, according to Dr. Pimple Popper Sandra Lee.

How'd That Zit Get There?

The ear is one of the most sebaceous, or oily, areas on your body, next to your nose. So bacteria can easily get trapped in the pores when you wear dirty earbuds or stick your finger in your ear. Then comes the pimple.

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