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Is there a cure for cauliflower ear?

Prompt treatment after an ear injury can stop cauliflower ear from forming. Without treatment, a blood clot under the skin can kill the cartilage in a matter of days, leaving a permanently malformed ear. Plastic surgery can often make a cauliflower ear look normal again.

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