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A 45-year-old male asked:

What can cause one ear to get red and flush? allergies? anxiety? it happens more often when i'm stressed or lying down.

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Dr. Murray Grossan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 73 years experience
Red ear: You may have injured that area - sunburn or trauma in the past so it is now sensitive to sun, spicy food, allergy. If it bothers you, you can keep it out of sun, take antihistamine. Keep a diary to figure out what causes the symptoms to flare up; probably not due to stress.

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Last updated Apr 7, 2019

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