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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for ear pain

My 8yr old daughter was complaining of pain behind her left ear. When I felt n area...It s large n size & protruding from bone. She hasn t been sick nor any other issue s except pain n left leg n area s of ankle, knee, etc. At times painful when she walks. Now painful to touch lump behind her ear. Feels like on bone behind ear. I appreciate any suggestions on this.. Monday seems too far away @ this point; for any answers. Thank you. A worried Mom;
Mon, 22 Dec 2014
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
From historyit seems that she might be having acute infection in her external ear giving pain and swelling behind the ear.
due to acute infection she might be having symptoms like malaise, body ache, pain in limbs, knees etc.
Give her one course of antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medicine course for 3-5 days.
Put antibiotic ear drops.
Within a day or two she will start improving.
Ok and take care.
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