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Swelling in the ear due to excessive itching - 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
User :   Hello
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
Doctor :   age, gender
Doctor :   place
User :   23, Female. Last night my ear was itching so I was scratching it with my pinky finger and I think it slipped and when I woke up this morning my ear was swollen on the inside and it is hurting.
Doctor :   ok, you have tramatized your ear
User :   I think I may have scratched the inside of my ear or something.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   for pain ou can a painkiller
User :   Ok, but my jaw is kind of stiff
Doctor :   is there an discharge
User :   No
Doctor :   stiffness i sdue to inflammation
User :   Ok, what do I need to do, my ear is swollen on the inside
Doctor :   dont do any thing by yourself
User :   Ok
Doctor :   i need few more detials

Doctor :   is swelling and pain increasing now also
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