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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.
See a physician: Your eardrum may have ruptured. You need to have it checked. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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
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 more
Pulled out earplug last night and experienced pain. This morning there was dried blood on my ear and hard to hear anything, Call Doc?
Yes: You need your ear drum or tympanic membrane examined because it may be ruptured. See your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
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. I've had a touch of dried blood in my other ear. No pain I was on a transatlantic flight 5 days ago?
Carefully: You can carefully dip a q-tip in olive oil and gently wipe your outer ear canal with it to keep it clean. Do not push it in further that the white tip. ...Read more
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?
Go to doctor: A doctor should look in your ear canal to make sure you have not perforated the eardrum. You may be referred to an ENT (ear, nose and throat specialist).Don't insert anything in your ear. Good luck. ...Read more
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?
Why MS?: Nothing you describe is characteristic of MS, and likely you have issues involving ear, nose, and throat. See an otolaryngologist and get this addressed. ...Read more
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
Small bump on back right side of my head, pinkish tint, had some dried blood. Bump is painful. Not big, similar to insect bite. Pain is on and off.
I have a small bump on the right side of my head, close to the top backside of my head, and it has a small amount of dried blood, a very small amount.
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