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Post Falls, ID
A 26-year-old female asked:

painful lymph node on left side, some ear pain when ear is touched. ear is red. no flu symptoms and no tonsils. x 3 days now. ear is new?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Cellulitis: This sounds like a soft tissue infection involving the external ear and possibly the external auditory canal. You should be seen as soon as possible by a doctor and have this diagnosed and managed. It can turn very severe quickly if not treated.

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Last updated Mar 28, 2013

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