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What causes swelling at top of the right ear?

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Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Question: Hi I have swelling at the top of my right ear. Is it something serious?
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Answered by Dr. Deepashree (45 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Need more information.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for your query.
Swelling on the top of the external ear can be because of many reasons, like keloid, seroma, haemorrhagic cyst ,abcess, etc.
Kindly send me the photos so that we can help you better.
Give more information. .
1.duration of the swelling.
2.is it associated with pain
3. Consistency of the swelling.
5. Is it associated with trauma or ear piercing.
Kindly answer these questions,so that we can opine better. Thanks.
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What causes swelling at top of the right ear?

Brief Answer: Need more information. Detailed Answer: Hi, thanks for your query. Swelling on the top of the external ear can be because of many reasons, like keloid, seroma, haemorrhagic cyst ,abcess, etc. Kindly send me the photos so that we can help you better. Give more information. . 1.duration of the swelling. 2.is it associated with pain 3. Consistency of the swelling. 5. Is it associated with trauma or ear piercing. Kindly answer these questions,so that we can opine better. Thanks.