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What do you recommend for ear pain? (on the outer ear)
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Motrin
I would start with Ibuprofen - if it does not resolve - see your local family doctor.

In brief: Motrin
I would start with Ibuprofen - if it does not resolve - see your local family doctor.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: See your doctor
Have your doctor check it out- 1.
Pulling on the ear lobe may trigger pain that could represent an outer ear infection (otitis externa) which may require antibiotic/steriod drops and possibly, antibiotics by mouth. 3.If the ear is tender and bright red, it may also represent an uncommon condition called relapsing polychondritis (treatable). 4.A skin infection is possible (treatable).

In brief: See your doctor
Have your doctor check it out- 1.
Pulling on the ear lobe may trigger pain that could represent an outer ear infection (otitis externa) which may require antibiotic/steriod drops and possibly, antibiotics by mouth. 3.If the ear is tender and bright red, it may also represent an uncommon condition called relapsing polychondritis (treatable). 4.A skin infection is possible (treatable).
Dr. John Leander Po
Dr. John Leander Po
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