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A 27-year-old female asked:

I had surgery on ear a decade ago . choleastoma i believe. i have chronic smelly drainage ever since. how can i slow it down or stop it?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Cholesteatoma: How interesting. Do you have an ENT(Ears Nose Throat) specialist who can help with that problem? Treatment with an antibiotic drops safe for tympanic perforations like ofloxacin might be a good place to start and a culture of the discharge.
Last updated Aug 14, 2016


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