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chronic ear drainage in adults

A 1-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
No ear drainage asp-: -iration- The ear canals don't drain to the throat/mouth. Certainly any nasal/sinus drainage runs the risk of winding up in the lungs. Coughing is ou ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: This could be a sign of a middle ear infection with a hole in the drum, a canal infection (swimmers ear).It could also be caused by shampoo getting in ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sorry, no. : It will keep vampires away, though, if at risk for that. Garlic is for internal use (in your food). Only decongestant (like afrin (oxymetazoline) or s ... Read More
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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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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Fetter
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Ear drainage, especially if chronic & with a hole in eardrum can indicate chronic mid ear infection, & possible infected mid ear growth (cholesteatoma ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
CSF?: When i hear clear fluid from the ear, i worry about spinal fluid leaking through a hole in one's eardrum. If that is the case, this needs to be fixed ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Get seen...: Make an appointment and see your doctor or go to the nearest urgent care center. This could be related to an infection or an eardrum perforation. Ther ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
It : It is important to be sure that you don't have a puncture (perforation) in your ear drum. It is also important to identify if you have an infection ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Your symptoms: are consistent with your Diagnosis. Cipro is generally effective but if you have ANY questions contact the Medical Professional who prescribed the med ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection: Probably you have an infection of the outer ear (otitis externa). Swimmer's ear is one such infection, but not the only one. However, if you have been ... Read More

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