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You may not have come across it before, but this semi-rare condition is actually totally normal!
In the UK one in 100 people are born with a teeny tiny hole right above their ear.
They are totally safe...and dare we say it, really rather cute.
They even have a special name: 'Preauricular Sinus' and look a little like small ear dents.
Although they're pretty rare in Great Britain, they are actually much more common elsewhere and there's even amazing folklore tales surrounding them, such as the belief that they can help bring luck and wealth!
Didn't know this. My son have one of these in his right ear. It's called Preauricular Sinus and is harmless! pic.twitter.com/ZJrKzTyqpZ— grudev (@grudev) November 21, 2016
However, so little is known about these dents, that even those of us who have them, sometimes aren't sure what they are!
Oh there's a term for this tiny hole on my ear that I have lmao preauricular sinus— LIΔ mood : TRBL (@_941221) November 20, 2016
This is new to me
Whilst some people are always going to take the mickey...