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How long is the period when a cauliflower ear can be drained so that it looks normal before it hardens? No real swelling just a red mark and soreness.

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Dr. Raymond Blair
Family Medicine

In brief: No such period

It should be evaluated asap.
Fluid on the ear could be causing pressure on the cartilage that could lead to permanent structural ear damage. Don't waste time, go to see your pcp.

In brief: No such period

It should be evaluated asap.
Fluid on the ear could be causing pressure on the cartilage that could lead to permanent structural ear damage. Don't waste time, go to see your pcp.
Dr. Raymond Blair
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