Dr. Mehak Agarwal
MBBS., DLO., DNB., FELLOWSHIP IN DIABETES
Diabetology, Otolaryngology (E.N.T
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His pinna has developed perichondritis that is an infection of the ear pinna cartilage.
Is the swelling painful?
This swelling needs drainage from an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist.
I suggest you can start him on anti-inflammatory enzymes and antibiotics now. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and with their consent take the medicines.
Meet an ENT specialist personally. Without draining, the swelling will not subside and it will cause necrosis of the cartilage.
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