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Tragus swelling

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Cyst: Sounds like a preauricular cyst. Easy to treat with antibiotics but most likely will need to be removed. See a pediatric surgeon or pediatric ent.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Inclusion cyst: Sounds like you have an inclusion cyst. Best to see doctor to have it excised and stop the cycle of swelling and draining.
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tragal cyst: You may have a tragal cyst or infection. I would see an ENT Dr for this,as you may need to have it drained.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
Should be evaluated: A 4yo with cold symptoms and pulling on her ear is an ear infection until proven otherwise. She should be seen by her physician to examine her ears to ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
2 recommendations: See Otolaryngologist to examine ear. Your GP is probably correct, but a specialist's opinion may be warranted in your case. See on Oral Surgeon to r ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMJ Dysfunction: You may have either an infection of the tragus or inflammation of the jaw joint which is just underneath the tragus. Seek the attention of an otolary ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Gilroy
22 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doctor: She could be developing an infection of the ear called auricular perichondritis and if left untreated can cause permanent cosmetic deformity of the ea ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infection?: More than likely an infection. See your pmd. In all liklihood, will have to be removed. Good luck.
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Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to say: It is hard to diagnose you without more info. Where on the back? Are the swollen areas itchy? How many are there? How long has it been there? Are ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple causes -: Heart, kidney, lung, liver conditions; medication side effects etc. Take care!
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