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Swollen Ear Lobe
See your doctor.: The causes of chronic swelling of the earlobes can range from an allergy to a metal in a new earring to low-grade infection and inflammation. Since the treatments differ, you need to see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could my swollen ear lobes be a result of
secondary Sjorgren's Syndrome? I was diagnosed years ago along with RA,
I was hit on my face and have a swollen ear lobe and tenderness around the ear . The swollen ear lobe is long, thick and floppy . Is this permanent?
Hematoma: You could have a hematoma..(collection of blood/bruise)in the soft tissue of the ear lobe. This is very common and if it occurs frequently (as in Boxers) so called "Cauliflower ear" may develop. A single episode is unlikely to produce any permanent changes however! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Swollen vein under ear lobe also swollen node went to ER they did not find anything, neck very painful and swollen also random chest pain all test ok?
Lymph nodes: Given the information it is likely that you have some inflamed lymph nodes in your neck. ...Read more
Clogged right ear feels like pressure deep inside no severe pain but swollen lump nxt to ear lobe 2wks now taking a/biotics. Is lump from ear infectn?
Could be associate: Lymph gland swelling-try hot. Packs.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 2 yr old woke up with swollen, red, warm upper ear lobe with no pain. Any ideas on cause and treatment?
Got my ears pierced aboit 2 weeks ago. Now they're really tender and painful and I've discovered a swollen gland right below ear lobe. Is it infection?
Otitis externa: very likely it is.Please see a doctor right away.You need antibiotics ASAP.if the infection spreads,you will be in terrible pain.not to scare you,seek medical help. ...Read more
My 2 yr old woke up and has swollen, red, warm upper ear lobes. Doesn't seem to hurt. Any ideas on a cause and a treatment?
Possibly allergy: Since the redness and swelling involve both ear lobes, infection or cellulitis is less likely, unless there is reason to think otherwise. Allergy, possibly to something he consumed before going to bed or bug bites may cause such a reaction. If there are no bumps, and remains non tender without any systemic symptoms, I would try OTC anti allergy medicine and observe. ...Read more
Can you tell me if my ear lobe is swollen but doesn't hurt when i touch it does that mean the swelling might go down?
Depends: Hi It depends on the cause of the swelling. Usually swelling that occurs from trauma or bug bites will go away on its own with time. ...Read more
It has been three weeks since my two ear lobe piercings. Both of them are red and swollen and are a bit dry around the piercing. What should I do?
Ear lobe: If this is near a piercing, do not use your earrings. You need to see a clinician so that a culture can be taken and so you can be placed on empirical antibiotics. Any earring that has been used recently will require special attention to clean with antiseptic and rubbing alcohol to remove the chance of possible reinfection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer