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what causes could bruising to the ears be my 2 year old woke up with bruising to his ears and cheek ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
First thought/trauma: The only kids i've seen with ear bruising have been traumatized.Either pinched or resulting from a slap , the bruising of trauma is rather distinctive in its location & evident to a er physician or pediatrician. If not, an exam can give you an idea.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2013

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