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Allergic reaction ear swelling

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Cause?: It could be infection, allergy. Depending on cause will determine apropaite treatment. See doctor for diagnosis amd possible tests to determine what t... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Varied reasons: It could be from allergies or an infection of the ear. It may be part of a more generalized allergic reaction which needs to be e slushed and treated.... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Depends on the cause: If tender and red, occuring soon after piercing, it could represent infection: should be treated with antibiotics and perhaps will require removal of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
See an M.D.: Most serious cause may be infection which needs to be seen by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Cartilage swelling: Please see a doctor immediately as you may have a hematoma or bacterial chondritis which may need urgent treatment or it be cause serious deformity. P... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Depends : It would depend on the reason for swelling whether due to trauma or infection. Perhaps ear drops if "swimmer's ear" but if really swollen may need ora... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Infection: This could represent infection or allergic reaction. Piercing should be removed and area treated with oral antibiotics. See md for proper care before ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
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Muscle Contractions?: Possibly muscle contractions in the your neck. See your doctor for a checkup.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Ice: In general, ice is good, simple and cheap treatment for swelling. However, there could be a lot of things causing swelling in and around your ear, som... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
First, diagnosis: Swelling of the outer ear can be allergic in origin. The most common disease that ENT doctors see that is associated with swelling of the ear is call... Read More

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