Ear pain

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8 yrs ago I had outer ear surgery from a piercing in the cartilage that became infected. They took out the infection and now has scar tissue due to the damaged cartilage that was removed. All has been well with my ear since. 4 days ago, I noticed pain. There is only pain when I put pressure on it. I’m wondering if scar tissue can cause this type of discomfort/pain.  I do not have an ENT dr anymore so I’m wondering if I should get it checked out. It’s not infected. I’m just confused as to why it’s now starting to hurt.

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