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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.

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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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast: otitis externa. Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) once a day for 1 week
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can vary: It can be frank puss or it can be watery. It depends on the cause.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treat ear discharge: Ear discharge may be caused by infection of the external ear, or infection of the middle ear space associated with a hole in the ear drum. The infecti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Pascolini
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wax: The wax your ear produces is actually a cleaning mechanism for your ear. So sometimes wax may look one way then be a different color the next time, i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Kalantar
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Discharge = general: Discharge is a general term that simply means any type of substance leaking out from somewhere, such as pus, clear fluid, mucus, etc. As such, bleedi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Furst
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rx, probabably: Discharge from the ears may indicate an ear infection--most likely bacterial, possibly fungal. Either infection would require a prescription ear drop ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: A kid with a painful buildup of pressure during a middle ear infection can experience quick relief if a hole develops.This is seen as the debris dra ... Read More

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