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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If a tymanostomy isperformed, sedation is provided along with local anesthesia.
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Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: Hi! you need to go to your primary physician and get your ears examined. It is not normal for continuous fluid drainage from your ears for several d ... Read More
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: Chronic ear drainage is a bad thing. The causes are numerous from an easy fix to a more involved one. A simple retained q tip swab can produce inflamm ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: A base-of-the-skull fracture can infamously cause a runny ear. That it is spinal fluid can be confirmed by any clever physician who thinks to test it ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinuses: There are many causes, such as swelling of the sinus opening, eutachian tube swelling and allergies. See your ENT to help find the cause.
A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually allergy: In your son's case, the elevated IgE level is likely related to his allergic diseases. However there are also less common causes for elevated IgE leve ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Beckmann
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ear drainage: It’s possible you could have ruptured your tympanic membrane, have an otitis externa or eustachian tube dysfunction. You should see your general docto ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
A few days: may take between 2-7 days depending on the cause and treatment
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : You may have eustachion tube dysfunction. Infection could be clearing but your ear still feels full. Try taking a decongestant. This may help resolv ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
See ENT: See the ENT MD for evaluation. It may be as simple as allergy related symptoms, especially the itchy roof of mouth. You can also get drainage and ear ... Read More

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