Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
- You have a fever.
- You feel a lump in your neck or jaw.
- The area around the ear starts to swell.
- There is pus or blood draining from the ear.
- There is new or different drainage from the ear.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:
- Your pain gets worse.
- You do not get better as expected.