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bloody drainage from ear

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Blood in ear: Yes. It is a sign something is wrong and an expert should look inside the ear to evaluate the problem.
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
I hope it's not bad,: But - it is not nothing. Even non-bloody ear drainage might be worth checking out, so "bloody" ear drainage sounds worthy of attention. You don't ment ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Likely : Probably need antibiotics. May have obstructed eustachian tube from inflammation, then infection in middle ear, then drum perforation to drain out.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sinusitis: Sounds like sinusitis. Local inflammation around the sinuses can radiate to teeth and eyes, causing swelling and pain in the sinuses, eyes, nose and e ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Discharge coming out: of your external ear canal? Please seek medical evaluation.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: This sounds serious, you should be examined for clotting problems, infections and hematologic disease.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Armstrong
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See an ENT: The best treatment for swimmer's ear, before any medications, is a professional cleaning to remove the infected wax. For prevention, an acidified alco ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Infection: Could be otitis externa, an infection of the ear canal. Could also be a foreign body. You need to be examined by a physician.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
See your Family Doc: The only thing that's supposed to come out of your ear is ear wax. While liquefied ear wax may be yellow, it's not usually described as yellow bloody. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
ENT evaluation: Your symptoms are very concerning. I recommend that you go to your local urgent care facility to have an evaluation. The doctor there will more than l ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, usually: Not unusual to see this after bmt for recurrent ear infections. Most doctors prescribe ear drops after the tubes are placed , which usually helps clea ... Read More
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