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Suggest remedy for puffed ear

Pain started above my ear 2 months ago, slowly moved down and behind the ear. Ear puffed out and was red. I couldn't and still can't put glasses on because of the pain. ENT said not mastoiditis (I had no fever) but gave me Antibiotic and steroids just incase. A week later I was at the emergency room with a severe head ache on one side. CT showed no visible problem. ER Dr. Suggested neurological??? A month later I still have pain all day all the time on one side only around the mastoid bone and occipital bone. I can't rest head on left side. Pain is constant and wakes me up at night. (I have used OT pain meds with little help from them)
Fri, 27 Oct 2017
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are you diabetic??
Is the CT scan done,is of brain or temporal bone??
is there any discharge from ear?
I would like rule out malignant otitis externa,which is infection of ear canal caused by pseudomonas.
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