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My son has had a swelling on the pinna for a year. Doctor has

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My son has had a swelling on the pinna for a year. Doctor has prescribed antibiotics cream and it is worse and purple. The lump feels quite hard and stings when touched. He is 11 years old
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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it sounds like his ear could be infected.

Dr. David :

or he could have a blood clot in his ear.

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does he have a pierced ear?

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he might need oral antibiotics which work better than antibiotic creams.

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