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Helix infection

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Sores on the helix, pain on the bone behind the ear

sores (not blisters) on helix and hurts to touch behind ear on bone I presently have no fever and no other symptoms that I know of ...
 

Have itchy lump on the helix part of the ear. What could this be?

Hi, my daughter is 8 months old and has had a lump on the helix part of the ear since she was born. At first it never bothered her but now she scratches it constantly until it bleeds. Now I'm noticing ...
 

Pain in helix of ear, bone pain behind ear. Cause?

Hello, the Helix of my RIGHT ear has been hurting along with the bone/muscle directly behind that ear. The EXTERNAL part of the bone/muscle hurts and is a sharp pain that occurs every 30-60 seconds. I ...
 

3 year old has a swollen ear, the helix. Applied benadryl cream. What do you suggest ?

My 3 year old son has a swollen ear, the helix. He says it doesnt hurt but i suspect it does itch. I applied benadryl cream and now an ice pack. Im worried. It is midnight sunday and cant reach his ...
 

No history of injury or trauma. What causes redness and swelling of the upper portion of ear helix?

what causes redness and swelling of the upper portion of the ear helix? She catches for softball but no history of injury or specific trauma ...
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What causes bleeding in the crus of helix with mild pain?

Hi. I have a preauracular pit and it got infected a few weeks ago. It has healed or atleast gone down a lot since then. I applied antibiotics on it on the hole and behind the crus of helix. This week ...
 

Have lump on crus helix of ear, painful, tender. What are the findings and required treatment?

Hello, I have a small lump on the crus helix of my ear, starting just above where my ear connects ... various viral/ bacterial infections and migraines. Kind regards, S ...
 

Helix pierced but started bleeding, paining and swelling after being hit. When will it heal?

i got my helix pierced about a week ago with a needle, and it was going ok apart from a bit of pain ... know people say dont take your piercing out as it can lead to a worse infection but i cannot see how ...
 

Child has swelling at root of helix, tender to touch. History of inner ear infection. Should I be concerned?

Hi my daughter has swelling at the root of the helix . There was no obvious trauma & she ... treated for a bpretty resistant inner ear infection--now on Bactrim & prednisone taper- Should I ...
 

What to do for swelling in ear helix?

Sir, I am a house wife having small swelling on right ear helix since a month. Normally not pains, but pains if pressed. It shows no colour and not increasing in size. No side effect notice till now. Please ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain and swelling of the helix

Well hi there. I was playing rugby yesterday, and sustained a blow to the ear. I now have quite painful, but localised, swelling of the helix. It is not red or soft (as I would expect from cauliflower ...
 

How can a painful helix lump be treated?

Hi a couple of years ago I had my helix pierced and a year later I started developing this lump on my helix. I v realised that this lump has turned into a tumer and it grows biggger every time ...
 

Could the swelling in the jaw bone and right cheek are the allergic reaction to Flutoxacillin?

I have an infected forward helix piercing and the doctor has prescribed flucloxacillin I took my first 4 as ordered yesterday but this morning my jaw and right cheek (side where piercing is ...
 

Painful lump between fossa and helix of outer ear, inner portion of helix, pain on touching. Treatment options?

I have a VERY painful lump between the fossa and helix of my outer ear . The lump is on the inner portion of my helix. Very painful. I never had piercings on my right auricle. Can anyone inform me on what ...
 

Having bump at the root of helix on outer ear. Is it serious?

at the root of helix ( outer ear ), a bump has developed over past 2 - 3 weeks. the inflammation and small pain (when pressure is applied) is localized, ie just at the root of the helix. From the feel ...
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Crust of helix pain with a lump, why?
HI,COULD BE FOLLICULITIS,CONSULT ENT SURGEON
 
My crus helix hurts when i touch it now it feels like a bump please help
hello you need to be examined physically . still that you can use ibuprofen or naproxen or pain killers
 
Hello doctor, I wanted to know that wheather the ear helix cartilage cut heals on its own ? My daughter got 2 cm size cut . Thanks, Reema
Hi In this case you should consult an ENT surgeon because hematoma can form there.You might need a closure by suture if it is bigger otherwise it can gives you a visible deformity.Hope this may help you thanks
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