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I woke up with a swollen ear and a little

Patient: I woke up with a swollen ear and a little bumb inside of my side and it hurts my ear is infected what should I do

 

 

Doctor: Hi. Your description of the ear problem looks to be due to ear furuncle.This is akin to a boil. It takes about a fe w days to settle on its own but to avoid the complications like TM joint problems, otitis externa, and abscess formation, you need to take a course of an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medicines .You can apply heat to the area to get a temporary relief.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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