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My ear was swollen shut and now my face is swelling around my ear in my head neck and cheek. i cam also feel my glands in the back of neck swelling to?

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Dr. Allison Holzapfel answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

It sounds like a complicated infection with cellulitis and edema. I would seek medical help as soon as possible.

Answered Sep 29, 2016

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Dr. Martin Raff answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

This sounds severe and you should be seen before it gets any worse. Wish we could diagnose this over the internet , but that is not possible. Hope you are better soon.

Answered Jun 9, 2014

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

malignant otitis externa and cellulitis you need to urgently seek help at an ENT office or at least your PMD for antibiotics and further evaluation

Answered Jun 9, 2014

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