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I have pain in my ear and swelling just below the ear

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Needs to be seen: Pus draining from an ear can come from an infected canal or a ruptured ear drum. Either will require prescription medication. I would arrange for him ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain: The ear cartilage can get sensitive from pressure on it, if you are a side sleeper and lay on the affected ear. There may be a a lesion or ulcer, like ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Sounds like the numbness is in the area of the facial nerve. You may have a case of bells palsey or a virus that effects this nerve. See your dentis ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Eustachian tube: You may have, because of the changes in pressure, ruptured your eardrum, bled into it, or most likely had closure or dysfunction of the tube leading f ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See ENT: See an ent. Most dentists don't do biopsies or remove lesions and refer to someone who does. An ENT can do both.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kholiwe Collin Skosana
Specializes in General Practice
Serious ear trauma.: That sounds like a serious ear trauma. Go do Ear check up by your GP. Ear infection or mastoid bone injury is possible.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ear swelling: Was the ear injured? Is there bleeding under the skin? Did you have it pierced? Is there redness/pus/pain? Try cool compresses/ice temporarily. If ble ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: In your ear or external ear? If from trauma or ear lobe cyst or infection, icing would help, but treating the source of the problem is the best and qu ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: It might be a cyst or an inflamed lymph node.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear bug bite: Hello, it would depend how the bug bite looks. Is it inflamed and sore? If so, consider ice and an antibiotic ointment. Also tylenol (acetaminophen) m ... Read More

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