A member asked:

As a kid always had ear infections. tubes after tubes. hole in ear at a time. doc said see fluid/drainage everytime check ears now. says its normal.

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Brian Affleck answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Fluid in the middle ear is not normal. If there is a hole in your ear drum, this is an abnormal communication between the outside world and your middle ear. Again, not normal. If there is persistent drainage, you should really see doctor specializing in ears, called an otolaryngologist or more specifically an otologist. You could have infection in the mastoid, the bone behind the ear drum.

Answered Jul 27, 2019



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Dr. Bachar Al-Alami answered

Specializes in ADHD & Autism

Yes might have scar tissues on tm but your hearing can be fine. Or get a hearing test

Answered Sep 12, 2013



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