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My ear hurts all around the outside and behind ear. Cant even

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My ear hurts all around the outside and behind ear. Can't even touch it. what can it be?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. A. Clark replied 7 years ago.
You might have external otitis, or swimmer's ear, even if you have not been in the water at all. If it hurts to pull on the ear, stick your finger inside your ear, or directly behind or under your ear behind your jawbone then you need to have a doctor look at it. This infection can be very painful and serious if not treated and all you would need is an antibiotic/steroid drop to cure it.