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ear lobe

the fleshy lower part of the external ear
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If your parents didn't gag at a safety pin through your ear lobe (God, it hurt when my friend stuck it through), you employed a swear word or an opinion aimed to rile them.
Surgical pearl: Repair of split or deformed ear lobe with a tongue depressor blade for stabilization during surgery.
Corrective surgery is the only option after the ear lobes harden.
5 Don't forget those easy to miss areas like ear lobes, upper ears and the neck.
Try light massage: You can give yourself a light massage on the head, neck and ear lobes as it can disseminate the pain.
Kahn can now take ear lobes that have been stretched or torn due to the use of large spacers/jewelry and, in one affordable outpatient procedure, surgically repair them for a clean, normal look (after healing).
If you want to know what colour the eggs will be, check the hen's ear lobes. White chickens lay white eggs and have white ear lobes.
White shelled eggs are produced by hens with white feathers and white ear lobes while brown shelled eggs are produced by hens with red feathers and red ear lobes.
EARRING HAZARDS Large, dangly earrings may look great when worn on the red carpet by movie stars like Angelina Jolie, but they can damage ear lobes.
To release tension in your jaw, try placing your elbows on a table or desk and using your middle three fingers, beginning at the side of your ear lobes, firmly massage along your jawline until your hands meet in the middle then reverse the movements back to your ears.
They say: "With the first two fingers of each hand, gently rub beneath the jawbone, starting from behind the ear lobes, finishing below the centre of the chin.