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had swimmers ear, green wax and severe pain. it was treated with antibiotic drops. now i have this wet, white stuff in there. looks fibrous. any ideas?

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Dr. Michael Benoit
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Re-evaluate: Many causes of external otitis (swimmer's ear) are bacterial and resolve quickly with ear drops, but visualized white and wet fibrous objects are not expected unless you have a foreign body (usually cotton), fungi (they love moisture!) or a cholesteatoma. I would recommend you have a doctor re-evaluate your ear.
Answered on Oct 8, 2016

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