I haven’t been wearing ear protection when I roll or practice. I haven’t up to this point got any thing more then a sore ear now and then. Last week that changed with the "black beauty" you see in the picture. It is in a shadow in the picture but it is still black enough to stand out. I don’t know how I got it. I know my ears got mauled at practice but nothing out of the ordinary. I’m not vain but I don’t want cauliflower ears. I wondered if I was going to have to do something like Georgette talks about in her post "How to Drain Your Cauliflowering Ear". I asked around at practice the next chance I got. After everyone getting a good look at it and pinching it to see if it was ballooning the consensus was it would be fine. A few of the guys had experience with cauliflower ears that were much worse. I was relieved. I’ll have the black dot for a few months before it heals up. My ear doesn’t hurt and there isn’t a bubble where the injury is. I hope this helps my readers diagnose their own ear injuries. I think its time to get some head gear. So stay tuned for the review.
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