Q. Our Golden Retriever has her ear flap swollen. It doesn't seen to be bothering her much. We have been washing her ear with a solution for infection.

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A. The normal cause of a swollen ear flap is due to a aural haematoma. This will need to be drained by your vet, often they come back once drained especially if there has been a delay in getting it drained. If it does come back then surgery is usually the next step. I would recommend having it examined by your vet once they are open.

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