How do you treat a dog’s swollen ear? Treating ear infections may require oral or topical antibiotics or antifungals, flushing the ear, ear cleaning, or an ear-drying solution. If the problem is chronic, surgery could be necessary. Avoid the temptation to diagnose your dog’s ear swelling yourself.
Can a dog ear hematoma heal on its own? Ear hematomas can heal on their own or require veterinary care. However, because they develop as a result of an underlying cause, the source of the issue must be addressed first by your veterinarian at Salazar Veterinary Hospital.
Why is my dogs ear blown up like a balloon? Aural Hematoma in part of the pinna (ear flap)
A large accumulation of blood under the skin makes the ear flap blow up like a pillow creating a thick, soft, heavy ear flap. The dog or cat senses this and shakes the ear even more creating trauma to the ear flap.
How do you fix a dog’s ear hematoma? The surgery for an aural hematoma involves a vet making a small incision to open and then drain the blood blister. After that, many small sutures (stitches) are placed to close the blood pocket — this helps to prevent blood from accumulating again.