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cauliflower ear the surgeon cut along the ear crease and removed cartilage clot, then stitched up with bolsters. Missed appointment bandages stuck?

Return to doctor. or an urgent care center. You do not want the surgical site to get infected. If the bandages are not changed properly that is a possibility. Sounds like the surgery went well. Peace and good health. Read more...

Boxer;s ear is quite swollen. Is this cauliflower ear?

Not yet . A cauliflower ear is something that happens a long time after an injury in which the ear develops something called a hematoma. When traumatized the external ear can often develop bleeding between the layer of tissue that feeds the cartilage of the ear and the cartilage itself. When this happens the cartilage is deprived of blood and deteriorates leading to a deformity called a. Read more...

My ear hurts but I'm not sure if it's cauliflower ear. How can I know for sure?

Ear. Many cause including infection and jaw issues. Cauliflower ear occurs after trauma and you would see a deformity of the outer ear. If the pain is bad you need to check it out. Read more...

I'm an mma practitioner and my cauliflower ear damages my self esteem. Advice?

See below. Seek evaluation by a plastic surgeon who has treated these deformities in the past. Concentrate on your other personal characteristics to build up your self asteem . Everybody is different no one is perfect. Good luck thank you. Read more...
It's a badge. My advice would b to change the way you see yourself. Are u proud of your sport or ashamed? If u are proud then show yout ears as badge of honor- it represents the years u have dedicated to your sport. If u r embarrassed then grow your hair long to cover the ears or cover your ears with a cap. There's really no other options. And, use ear protection to prevent further damage when grappling. Read more...

I am an mma practitioner and my cauliflower ear damages my self esteem. Advice?

It's a badge. My advice would b to change the way you see yourself. Are u proud of your sport or ashamed? If u are proud then show yout ears as badge of honor- it represents the years u have dedicated to your sport. If u r embarrassed then grow your hair long to cover the ears or cover your ears with a cap. There's really no other options. And, use ear protection to prevent further damage when grappling. Read more...