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Ear swelling: Swelling of the ear - usually due to inflammation or infection. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Ear swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Ear swelling.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Ear swelling. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Ear swelling may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Ear swelling mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ear swelling. Of the 38 causes of Ear swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Ear swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ear swelling based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ear swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Ear swelling:
Symptoms related to Ear swelling:
Earache (162 causes), Ear itching (14 causes), Ear pain (66 causes), Ear discharge (28 causes), Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Ear injury, Cauliflower ear, Blow to the ear, Ear ring allergy, Nickel allergy, Chromium allergy, Ear canal infection (13 causes), Swimmer's ear
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