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Having cyst on right bottom earlobe, swollen, painful. Hurts when opening mouth, yawning. Treatment?

I have a cyst right where my bottom earlobe meets my face.....its is extremely swollen and painful. It hurts when I open my mouth, chew, yawn, etc. I had one in the same place last year and they removed it (most of it); however it is back and worse. I am going to have it removed in a few days; however, it has started to turn purple and more painful than ever. Anything that I can do to relieve the pain. Doctor have me some percocets last week but they are not helping??
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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From the description of the swelling and recurrence after removal it appears that the swelling may not be a simple cyst and it need to be evaluated again with appropriate investigations for proper diagnosis before planning a surgery.
for severe pain you may take paracetamol in higher dose along with tramadol 50 mg
Answered: Fri, 21 Jun 2013
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