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Causes for swollen ear?

Causes for swollen ear?

Many, get checked: Infection, trauma, inflammation, toxin (sting/bite), dependent position, etc. See your dr as starting point for evaluation as to what is going on. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my headset caused my ear to become swollen and painful?

What do you suggest if my headset caused my ear to become swollen and painful?

That's An Eary Story: If they are of the in-ear kind, then you may have an infection in the ear canal (called "otitis externa") and you'll need some ear drops and, if severe enough, maybe some pills as well. If they are of the on-ear kind then you may have an infection of the outer ear, and that can get serious. In either case get your ears examined to make sure. ...Read more

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Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be ?should I be worried ? What can cause it?

Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be ?should I be worried ? What can cause it?

Infection: Sometimes cysts, infections, keloids can develop in ears. A doctor would have to see your ear or in person to be more accurate. Good luck and please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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Why is my ear swollen after putting an earring in it? Only one type of post causes the problem.

Why is my ear swollen after putting an earring in it? Only one type of post causes the problem.

Infection or allergy: If only one post causes this it sounds like an allergy, but infection is always possible. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

Lymph node: A swollen and painful lymph node is usually sign of an infection somewhere, like acne, scalp lesions, tonsil problems, etc. You may need antibiotics and a medical exam--see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause one swollen painless lymph node on left of neck blow ear?

What can cause one swollen painless lymph node on left of neck blow ear?

Swollen lymphnode: Infection can cause swelling of lymphnode. If it stays swollen for more than 4 weeks then it needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? Feeling fine and no other glands swollen

What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen?  Feeling fine and no other glands swollen

It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and gets to be 2 cm or larger, then you should consult your doctor, as a biopsy may be desirable to find the cause. Nothing immediately to worry about, but check if it is growing over the next 1-2 months or not.. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node behind the ear?

What causes swollen lymph node behind the ear?

Ear problem: If you have any trauma/cut/irritation/infection/inflammation around that ear- perhaps around the ear lobe, ear canals- you can have enlargement of the lymph node behind the ear. Systemic dusease like viral infection can also cause swollen lymph gland on the area. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph node behind the ear?

What can cause swollen lymph node behind the ear?

A few things: Generally speaking, infection or inflammation cause swollen lymph nodes. In response to an infection, the lymph nodes increase production of immune cells to fight the infection, increasing their size and creating some tenderness in the process. Some certain types of cancers can also cause similar swelling. Simple blood tests can evaluate these possibilities, but the vast majority are not cancer. ...Read more