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A 17-year-old male asked:

Had ear infection for 3 days, small drainage when i'm asleep, put q-tip in next morning and yellow pus showed. maybe ruptured eardrum? no dizziness

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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Ear infection: If drainange is pus and not ear wax then it is probably from the ruptured tympanic membrane following middle ear iinfection
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