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Probably it is just a viral infection of the ear.
No poisoning or kiss of death --not possible just from kissing.
No permanent damage done to her ear.
The symptoms should improve gradually over a week or so.
Sometimes, antibiotic may be required if symptoms worsen.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
How long the kiss lasted?
Brief period of kissing will not exert enough suction pressure to damage adult ear bones ( malleus, incus, stapedius) without any pre existing ear drum perforation.
The swimming pool ear is due to the closed middle ear cavity commonly seen with eustachian tube dysfunction connecting the middle ear to the throat.
Viral infection is common cause for that even without typical ear pain or drainage.
In case of ear bone damage, there will be significant loss of hearing or practically no hearing on the affected side ( sudden loss of hearing more accurately).
Yes, a clinical evaluation is recommended, but still permanent damage very unlikely.