Cauliflower ear

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Anybody had any problems with this? I thought it was just a natural progression over years and years but on wednesday I went deaf in my right ear in the middle of training and I noticed at the end of training that the bottom of my ear had swelled up hugely. I've got a doctors appointment of friday and at the moment I can hear but its like my ear is blocked when on a plane
 
Hmm..maybe something went funky with your eardrum...Headgear is your friend
 
It can be a progression or if you get smacked up or it gets a good lump and you work through training and keep smashing it it can get PRETTY BIG and BAD through ONE practice.
Listen to the doc and go from there ;) Make sure if you have any doubts you talk to the ear and nose specialists. If anything they give you the info and you can decide where to go from there ;) you might just decide to pick up some hyperdermic and do it yourself ;)
 
My God.. if something like that happens, you need to get to the emergency room or see someone that night or the next morning. You should get your ear drained to prevent cauliflower ASAP, but the deafness is a serious concern... don't even play around.
 
My God.. if something like that happens, you need to get to the emergency room or see someone that night or the next morning. You should get your ear drained to prevent cauliflower ASAP, but the deafness is a serious concern... don't even play around.

Good point....i kind of forgot that part. If you have hearing loss that's not good. Either the swelling has went into the canal or you have more serious issues...go to doc. immeiately.
 
I have no idea to the extent you have damaged your ear, but I was hit in the head during a baseball game a few years back. Lost hearing in my left ear for about 2 months. My hearing slowly came back and I was told I didn't need surgery.

I still have permanent hearing loss, but the doctors say it's still in the range of normal. To this day I still can't go more then a few feet under water without excruciating pain, for some reason the pressure messes with my ear. Who knows, maybe I need surgery.

Anyway, the doctor can only tell you whether or not you ruptured your ear drum. You'll have to go to a Ear, Nose and Eye specialist to find out the extent of the damage.
 
This forum needs a sticky that you should go see a doctor before you post about injurys :p

i know theres some good advice about changing your technique if you get hurt, but to actualy tell if your hurt or not, a post on sherdog wont make it better.

go see a doc, then maybe ask how to prevent getting hit so hard in the head.
 
I have no idea to the extent you have damaged your ear, but I was hit in the head during a baseball game a few years back. Lost hearing in my left ear for about 2 months. My hearing slowly came back and I was told I didn't need surgery.

I still have permanent hearing loss, but the doctors say it's still in the range of normal. To this day I still can't go more then a few feet under water without excruciating pain, for some reason the pressure messes with my ear. Who knows, maybe I need surgery.

Anyway, the doctor can only tell you whether or not you ruptured your ear drum. You'll have to go to a Ear, Nose and Eye specialist to find out the extent of the damage.

LOL What did you get hit with during a baseball game, the bat?? Baseball has to be one of the safest sports to play usually.
 
LOL What did you get hit with during a baseball game, the bat?? Baseball has to be one of the safest sports to play usually.

The baseball. I was up to bat, the guy wasn't throwing super hard or anything, low to mid 80's, caught me just right, probably 1 in a million, impact was strong enough to rupture my eardrum.

Say it is safe to this guy- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyeLrLrLA48
 
The baseball. I was up to bat, the guy wasn't throwing super hard or anything, low to mid 80's, caught me just right, probably 1 in a million, impact was strong enough to rupture my eardrum.

Say it is safe to this guy- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyeLrLrLA48

DAMN.....well yeah like i said i used to play so we all know that's the worse case scenario. That has to suck...that and playing third can be a little hariy sometimes too. I bounced between short and second ;)
I still feel for that guy though....the sound has broken jaw written all over it.
 

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