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A 27-year-old female asked:

every morning i wake up with wet ears. i have no symptoms of infection such as pain or hearing changes, what could cause this?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
One idea: It's a long shot, but we don't want to miss it. If the fluid contains glucose (your physician has a reagent pad and can tell), you could be leaking cerebrospinal fluid. This would be very uncommon from both ears. Have you ever had serious head trauma / basal skull fracture?

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