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Red itchy bumpy on the outer cartilage of ears

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Red, itchy, bumpy on the outer cartilage of ears

Hi, I ve been experiencing red, itchy, slightly bumpy ears for the past two days. It s not on the inside on the ear canal, but it s on the outside, on the cartilage. They re a little bumpy, almost like ...
 

What causes cartilage infection in the ear?

My wife Maria left ear is very red. She went to the Doctor three days ago and was prescribed amoxicillin for a cartilage infection in her left ear. Her left eye is staying open, and her left side of her ...
 

Intense pain around the ear and cartilage after being slapped on ear. History of bruises on cartilage. What should be done?

. My outer ear was bruised. I had bruises on the cartilage. I didn t get it examined. I experienced ... a month. Now the problem is I experience intense pain around that ear n some where in the cartilage ...
 

What causes swelling in ear cartilage and itching around neck?

HI, I got an industrial piercing back in October and now my ear cartilage keeps swelling, painful on top of ear where the piercing is. Today some of the swelling went down but I felt itching around my ...
 

Suggest treatment for redness and itching on external ear

Hi, I ve been experiencing red, itchy, slightly bumpy ears for the past two days. It s not on the inside on the ear canal, but it s on the outside, on the cartilage. They re a little bumpy, almost like ...
 

Cartilage like itchy bump on the back of the ear. What might be the problem?

Hi I have had a bump on the back crease of my left ear towards the top more and I noticed it is getting bigger. It feels like cartilage maybe? Just a big bubble like along the crease. My left ear ...
 

Red, warm, extremely painful left ear cartilage. Should i take antibiotics?

The cartilidge around my left ear, the upper part, is red, warm and extrememly painful. I have no pain inside my ear or history of ear infections. This has happened in the past, I always thought from ...
 

Is Ibuprofen sufficient to heal the knot behind ear after having a double cartilage piercing?

is that I had a double cartilage piercing a week ago with a piercing gun. I m assuming it s infected, my ear ...Hello, I noticed today that I had a small, hard, knot like feeling behind my ear kind of on the ear ...
 

Persisting infected cartilage piercing, taking cephalexin. Other options?

For the past 3 weeks my cartilage piercing has been infected. I had it pierced nearly a year ago and all was fine until it became very irritated, red, swollen and scar tissue began forming. For 8 days I ...
 

Got cartilage on top of ear, cleaned with antiseptic liquid undiluted. Ears burning, skin fiery, raw, peeled. Solution?

I got my cartilage on the top of my ear yesterday and was using savlon antiseptic liquid to clean it (I used it last night before bed and this morning) my ears were burning and red after using it and my ...
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Suggest treatment for infection of the ear cartilage

I have a picture of my ear cartilage piercings. I would like to know if you think they are infected, or just bumps and how to treat them. ...
 

Suggest treatment for injury to cartilage

this sensation in my left ear where its tingly, and it feels almost like bubbling. The jaw pain isn't as bad ... pressure in my ear like something is pressing on what I believe to be my ear canal . If I hold my jaw ...
 

Constant muscle twitches in arms, legs. Cartilage of ear became red, sore, swollen. Have hypothyroidism

week, the cartilage of my right ear became red, sore, and swollen. I saw a general practitioner for the ear and am being treated with an antibiotic and prednisone . He did not order blood work because he ...
 

What causes inflammation and swelling on ear of a child?

2 year old with red, swollen cartilage of right ear. Warm to touch, no fever , does cry if touched ...
 

What causes bump on epiglottis cartilage?

I am concerned about a bump the size of a pea on my epiglottis cartilage that is flesh colored behind tongue facing out. Also a white flat patch with red in it underneath tonsil . Both are painless ...
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I have a picture of my ear cartilage piercings. Are they infected or just bumps and how should I treat it?
You can post pictures directly to doctors on Ask a Doctor. That will allow us understand and comment on it. But theoretically if there is no pain, redness and tenderness it most likely from hypertrophied scar / keloid than infection. Do post pictures and we can discuss further.
 
Feeling pain in left ear cartilage for more than a week. Slight redness. Pains while touching only.
You are having mostly infection. Better to start antibiotic cream and avoid too much touching. Drink plenty of fluids. Please hit thanks.
 
what is the drug of choice for infected ear cartilage piercings?
Hello. Thanks for writing to us. You need a broad spectrum antibiotic like ciprofloxacin or Amoxycillin with cloxacillin. All these are prescription medicines. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Praveen Tayal . For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Praveen-Tayal drtayal72@gmail.com
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