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.

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Infection is the cause of swollen left ear or right ear?

Can be rt or left. You can get infection in right or left ear, and there will be swlling of the ear lobe or ear canal in external ear infection there are other conditions which can also cause swelling of external ear, so have it checked by your doctor. Read more...

Can a child overgrow an allergy to an insect venom? If fire ant causes rashes, and swollen ear does it mean a child has severe allergy?

How old is ur child? The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check with an allergist/immunologist, might need desensitization according to clinical judgement after history and examination. Check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes. Read more...

What causes swollen sore outter ears for days?

Q tips. Again, q tips are an instrument of the devil. Rarer autoimmune disease can cause it, or occasionally frost bite or tanning booths, but you would know re that. Read more...

What could cause a swollen jaw and ear tissue or gland?

Parotid tumor. If this is in front of your ear.. It could be a tumor of the parotid gland. See your local ent. Read more...
Acute infections. If the issue is acute could be infection either in ear or gums, parotitis, tumor if this persists. Read more...
Varied. Many. Could be tooth problem, jaw joint problem, muscles in pain around TMJ. bruxism, parotid gland problem. . I would start with an oral surgeon to diagnose/make recommendations. Read more...
See an ENT. The major cause of swollen parotid glands is a virus that causes mumps.The cause of the swelling must be identified and visit to an ENT is warranted. Read more...