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Please diagnose me!!!

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Tistheseasonbear Fri 26-Dec-14 13:21:32

Had some earache and was given antibiotic drops which have made my ear blocked as they've added to my already waxy ears.

Over the past 24 hours I now have a lot of pain in and around the flappy bit.... I think Google said it was a tragus?! And is made worse when I press around it or eat etc although no pain inside my ear as it's all infront of my ear now.

Dp had a good look with a torch and no sign of redness or swelling or any signs of a spot developing. What could this pain be and how do I get rid? (Hurts to lay on that side or touch it in any way!).

Do I keep up with the ear drops? The drops are having no impact on this as they are going in my ear and this isn't inside at all.

What is it and how do I get rid?!

hiddenhome Fri 26-Dec-14 19:56:58

It sounds as though the infection has spread into the tissues and you need some oral antibiotics.

You should see that you get some fairly quickly as infections in this area are near the brain and can lead to serious complications.

Tistheseasonbear Fri 26-Dec-14 20:04:16

That's hidden, I have erythromycin to take for a week now!

hiddenhome Fri 26-Dec-14 20:08:37

Good, hope you feel better soon grin

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