Weird Swelling After Otoplasty (3 Weeks)? (photo)
- Asked by Dominic4856
- 1 year ago
Hello, I have had an otoplasty, it was 3 weeks ago, and there was a large swelling at the top of my ear. it has gone down now, but it seems to have left an outwards bowl. I can bend it back in to place, but it comes right back out. is this permanent? Also, will my ears come out more? feel the Anti-helix shows more than the Helix. (The Plastic surgeon who did the operation I am no longer able to see. ENT have told me I have no infection or blood in it, but will not help me any further.)
Weird Swelling After an Otoplasty
If you have had an evaluation and this is not fluid, then it must be due to bowing of the cartilage. It has only been 3 weeks, so I would give it some more time. If it does not resolve over the next month you will need to see another surgeon experienced in otoplasty to take a look at it. Ultimately it may require more surgery.
Recent Ear Surgery Reviews
Ear Surgery Photos
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.