Ear Surgery Q&A
Infection + Ear Surgery
Otoplasty 2 Weeks Ago: Have a Hole on the Front of my Ear and a Suture Poking out of the Top, Are They Infected? (photo)
My left ear has what I can only describe as a hole on the anti helix/concha, it scabs over but when I shower comes off, its red and swollen and I... READ MORE
4 days post op Otoplasty, I got severe pain and swelling in my right ear. Is this infections? (photos)
I am in to the clinic tomo for my post op review. will only be able to see a nurse as the surgeon don't see the patients for weeks if not months post... READ MORE
Had surfers ear since 15, now 40. This summer my ear got infected from the ocean. I have no health insurance. The ear is swelled shut so nothing can... READ MORE
My brother had a severe infection from a spider bite on his ear. It was drained in the ER, and he was told to get to go to a plastic surgeon to repair... READ MORE
I Still Have Stitches from an Otoplasty Left in After Almost 13 Years, Would It Be Wise to Get Them Removed?
I am 18 years old and I had an otoplasty done when I was 5, the stitches are still in at the top of both my ears and are frequently becoming infected... READ MORE
I got my tragus pierced the summer of 2011, but it got infected and swelled up so I had to get it lanced. Unfortunately, the conch part of my ear also... READ MORE
I had an interesting ear piercing experience. Something the piercer had never done, three piercrings in the form of a triangle in my cartilage. It's... READ MORE
Hi! I had otoplasty three days ago and still have that dressing. The first two days were fine, some discomfort but it wasn't anything out of the... READ MORE
I had otoplasty on both ears several months ago. The technique used was standard mustarde stitches, no scoring of cartilage or skin removal. An... READ MORE
We took her to her plastic surgeon today. He couldn't see the stitch; the back of her ear was swollen and red. The area is about the size of a medium... READ MORE
Just had an otoplasty done 1 wk, 6 days ago, have some swelling incision area of left ear. Could this be an infection? (photo)
This swelling started at about 4-5 days post op, it didn't really hurt at first but now it hurts a little especially if I touch it. I had my stiches... READ MORE
I had an infection in my left ear and it has become abnormal. I did have a doctor agree to try and reshape (amazing guy) but when he got in, he closed... READ MORE
2014 I had both ears pinnaplasty done the right healed fine the left one got infected at the top so stick way out from bottom. I had a revision with... READ MORE
12 days after my otoplasty I felt some pain behind my ear and also a feeling that is pulling. I realise there is white pus like liquid behind. Is this... READ MORE
Could ear infections as a baby/toddler and undiagnosed mastoidits cause mastoid promence and outstanding ears later on?
I have prominent ears, that I believe are caused by a prominent mastoid process. I had dozens of ear infections as a child and probably had... READ MORE
My surgeon gave me the ok but I'm still scared that the incisions might get infected or something. I have a wedding to attend this week and I really... READ MORE
Just had otoplasty done exactly one week ago. Does this look like an infection or is this a normal process?
Behind my left ear I have pretty bad swelling and its a little itchy. My right ear is just fine. It doesn't hurt just is really puffy. What could be... READ MORE
Last Year I Had Tympanoplasty Surgery but Stil Its Not Healing and Suffering with Infection but Grat is Good but Little Weak?
My doctor said graft is good and healing but got an infection.since from last 5 months I have infection in my right ear. I consulted another doctor he... READ MORE
Hi, I had an ear cartilage piercing infection which happened 9 months ago. Although some of the swelling have gone down but I realized that most... READ MORE
3 days post otoplasty with swelling, which has been drained. Could it be a hematoma or an infection? (Photo)
Otoplasty 3 days ago, twice drained, keep bandaged. Pain only the first day on both ears, , but today pain worse than after surgery in right ear which... READ MORE