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What causes soreness in outer ear?

I have had a sore in my outer ear located just above the canal opening, on the skin covering a pump of cartalidge, that seems to be like a small cut or crack in the skin. This has not healed in over 2 months and continues to leak some sort of clear fluid into my ear canal. I do not know of any trauma that has occured to my ear and I don't own pets etc..
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
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Hello,

It may be an eczema or chondritis due to allergy or trauma or infection. Use antibiotics, use local moisturizer cream.

If symptoms not improved, please consult your ENT specialist, he/she will examine and treat you accordingly.

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

Regards,
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu
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