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What causes numbness in the right ear cartilage?

I have had a numb sensation on my right ear cartilage (the helix) and down to my part of my ear lobe for the pass two days at first I thought I slept on my ear and therefore it will go away, but its now 3 days and still no change, should I seek medical attention?
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

Wait for few days.
You can apply warm compression also.
If symptoms persist better to consult an ENT specialist and get evaluated.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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