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Ear infection with swelling behind the ear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hi, I have a brief question DR.
Doctor :  
User :   I have this small round ball shape behind my ear, and I am not sure what it is.
Doctor :   behind right ear or left and since when it is there?

User :   Behind right ear, and probably for the past month or so.
Doctor :  
is it painful?
User :   No
Doctor :   what is the size of the swelling and how does it feel to touch?
User :   the size of the swelling is rather small, the shape is small, when i touch it, it feels like a piece of skin with possible fluid inside or something of that
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
did you suffer from any sore throat or ear infection one month back
User :   it was slightly larger before but it decreased in size over night
User :   no i did not suffer from soar throat or ear infection
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
was there any discharge of fluid from the swelling?

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