A 16-year-old female asked:
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i stretched my ear on friday and it's now red and very swollen. i took it how this morning and it was, can i have some help on how bring down the pain

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Get it checked: Not sure if stretching the ear will cause swelling and redness, which may be due to some local infection or an allergic reaction from an insect bite.
Answered on Jun 15, 2015
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