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Painful, itchy, swelling on the left ear, cracked skin, flaky, nodes on neck. What could be this?

I have a very painful, sometimes itchy, swelling on the left ear (front upper quadrant) for four or five days, The skin has now cracked open in two small places and the surrounding skin is beginning to flake and peel. I just noticed today that there are two nodes on my neck (the same side as the ear). Any clue as to what that might be?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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You have a very painful, sometimes itchy, swelling on the left ear for four or five days,just noticed today that there are two nodes on my neck, it may be inflammatory in origin therefore you may require proper antibiotic and antiinfammatory course , for better management please contact the ENT specialist.

Dr Hariom Sharma
Answered: Wed, 10 Jul 2013
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