How do I manage my perichondritis on a daily basis?

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If you have perichondritis, you need to take the antibiotics prescribed by your doctor so you can fight off the infection. If you do not see any improvement in your symptoms, you should contact your physician because a new medication may be needed. Keeping an eye on your temperature and watching for drainage from your ear are also important. Both indicate the infection is still present or getting worse.

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