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Suggest treatment for bruise on the ear

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Dr. Eric Goldstein

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Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: hi my son has a small bruise of 0.2cm on his pinna to the left ear. he is 10 months old as is currently on trimethoprim treating for an E coli UTI.is it concern
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Bruise on ear

Detailed Answer:
Hello. I just read through your question.

The bruise on the ear will in no way affect treatment for the UTI. It is not a source of concern and you can continue treatment safely.

Feel free to ask further.
Regards


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Eric Goldstein 9 hours later
the bruise is 0.2cm could it be side effect to the Ecoli infection ?
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Follow up

Detailed Answer:
No. This is not something done by e coli.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Eric Goldstein 3 hours later
what does the bruise / mark look like to you ?
what could of caused it to appear ?
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Follow up

Detailed Answer:
It looks simply like a bruise. Hard to say what could have caused it. Typically, even just a small incident can cause a bruise in that sensitive area. I expect it to behave like a bruise, healing on it's own within several days.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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