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How to stop ear drainage

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
You need ear drops: An ear perforation with drainage needs to be treated with ear drops. Amoxicillin by itself probably won't do it. Contact your doctor for a prescriptio... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
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
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
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
General Practice 30 years experience
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
52 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Yes, it could be, or could be a foreign body in the ear canal, or if you’ve been swimming or had water sit in your ear canal, you might have an ear ca... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
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
Family Medicine 26 years experience
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
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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