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Dried Blood Ear
I use flonase., sore throat, bad cough, ear ache last night can hear out of it. Today dried blood in ear, stopped up. What can I do till dr on monday?
It may, but slowly!: It may, but very slowly. More significant is why do you have dried blood in your ear canal. Do you have a history of eardrum perforation, chronic ear infection, eardrum or ear canal trauma, etc. Recommend ear exam by ENT/ ear MD, to determine why you have blood, which is indication of possible ear pathology, and if you need treatment! ...Read more
I have dried blood in my right ear. No injury has occurred I just woke up in severe pain and dried blood in the ear. What should I do .
My 2 year old took a cotton bud and poked his ear 2 days ago he cries and I comforted him but today I saw dried blood in his ears . What should I do?
GO TO DOCTOR NOW: Poking a cotton swab in the ear can cause injury to the ear canal and can puncture the eardrum if pushed in far enough. Clearly your child has sustained a significant and serious injury to his ear. You must get medical care for your child immediately. Take your child to his/her doctor or to an emergency room NOW! ...Read more
Hi I have small amounts of blood when I blow my nose. Also dried up blood in ear. Also haven’t had period in 2 months (6 months pp) is this related ??
My 2 years old daughter has dried blood in her ear. She fell earlier and hit her head. Or coukd if be from cleaning her ears after a bath?
Head injury: I would suggest that you take her to the ER to be evaluated right away. There are several reasons why she might have dried blood from her ear. The most concerning would be the fall on her head causing bleeding into the ear canal from a skull fracture or ruptured eardrum from impact or even a foreign body in her ear. If she is having vomiting, headache, or unusual behavior she needs to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulled out earplug last night and experienced pain . This morning there was dried blood on my ear and hard to hear anything, Call Doc?
Take him: Take him to his pediatrician for examination. ...Read more
How , Qtips?: The questions are you seeing the blood? Are you placing a foreign body such as a Qtip which can cause damage? The blood you are getting may be from damage from the Qtip. If your ear is draining blood you should go and see a physician. Otherwise do not place anything in your ears. ...Read more
I find dried blood in both my ears while cleaning them only after a severe migraine about 3x/month. I never dig deep/harshly in my ears. Any causes?
One of ears keeps leaving wet patches on my pillow. Ive had a touch of dried blood in my other ear. No pain I was on a transatlantic flight 5 days ago?
Hello, yesterday I woke up with dried blood on my pillow and my ear bled for only a dew minutes longer when I woke up. What could have caused this ? I
Several causes: In your external or middle ear, you don't want to put anything in your ear for now, just clean, put a cotton plug, and see your doctor for assessment, best wishes ...Read more
I need some advices as i think while cleaning my ear canal i injured it and there is dried blood in it .how to clean that or it will go away by itself?
I had tinnitus all day in one of my ears, plus pain. Dr. Said drum intac but found dried blood, referred me to audiologist. Do I have ms?
What does blood (not reddish dried earwax--actual blood) draining from ears with tubes mean? Pcp not concerned. I'm just curious.
Possible infection: You need to see an ENT physician maybe the one who placed the tubes. It may be infected or granulation tissue around the tubes. They should not be bleeding. ...Read more
"Cut" where earlobe joins to head? No blood just clear dried liquid, chronic for a few years. Same dried liquid on lobe under the outer ear canal.
See derm: After having symptoms and this condition for several years, it is time to get the area assessed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more
I woke up with dried blood and a stinging pain in my ear. Could this be from an ear infection? I’ve had a runny nose for 2 weeks and taken efferfluC.
Needs exam: This could be from more than one process. A middle ear infection could come up quickly, create enough pressure behind the ear drum that it burst ( relief of pain after). It could be blood from a scratch in the canal if you put anything in it. I would have it looked at. ...Read more