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What is the cause and treatment for clear fluid ear drainage?

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Dr. Harold Kim answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

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 surgically. Depending on location and size, it can be done through an ear surgery (transmastoid) or needs to be done through a craniotomy.

Answered Feb 24, 2018



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