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The top of my ears hurt, they are warm to touch, and they are red. What could be causing this?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: Chondrodetmatitis
Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis (cnh) is a painful inflammatory condition affecting the ear.
It is sometimes called winkler disease.Cnh is most often seen in middle-aged or elderly men but may also affect women and younger adults. It results in a benign tender lump in the cartilaginous portion of the ear. The helix (thus helicis) is the top of the ear.

In brief: Chondrodetmatitis
Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis (cnh) is a painful inflammatory condition affecting the ear.
It is sometimes called winkler disease.Cnh is most often seen in middle-aged or elderly men but may also affect women and younger adults. It results in a benign tender lump in the cartilaginous portion of the ear. The helix (thus helicis) is the top of the ear.
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