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A 36-year-old female asked:

can a little fluid behind ear drum be a sign of a sinus infection?

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Dr. Francis Cannizzo
General Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Fluid in the middle ear is a common sign of infection of the sinuses, ears, and upper respiratory tract. It can also be present in seasonal allergies, jaw/ear/nose inflammation or the aftermath of underwater activities.

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