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Ear Drainage In Children With Tubes
2 yrs. Tubes six months ago suspect ear infection started ear drops today ear drainage and external ear is looking very bruised. Is this from infectn?
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Son has ear tubes. Fluid draining from one ear. Has sinus drainage too. Take him to doc bc of ear drainage? Worried it's ear infection.
See Doctor: Given his history of recurrent ear infections and ear tube placement I would definitely have him seen by his pediatrician for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more
I hope it's not bad,: But - it is not nothing. Even non-bloody ear drainage might be worth checking out, so "bloody" ear drainage sounds worthy of attention. You don't mention pain, fever or anything else, so perhaps it is not a big problem. Definitely do have a medical professional look at it and treat it. Hearing is a good thing to be able to do. Right? ...Read more
I've had constant ear drainage for 36 hours mixed with blood. And constant severe pain in the ear. Any suggestions?
Get seen...: Make an appointment and see your doctor or go to the nearest urgent care center. This could be related to an infection or an eardrum perforation. There is no way we can distinguish any of them through this platform. Only by direct exam you will a get a definite answer. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more
CSF?: When I hear clear fluid from the ear, I worry about spinal fluid leaking through a hole in one's eardrum. If that is the case, this needs to be fixed surgically. Depending on location and size, it can be done through an ear surgery (transmastoid) or needs to be done through a craniotomy. ...Read more
Why am I having severe ear drainage? I have tried several things with my ear doctor, but he cannot figure it out.
What if ear drainage doesn't stop with 2 to 3 days for a ruptured ear drum while on amoxicillin. Should I be concerned? Or just let it take its time.
You need ear drops: An ear perforation with drainage needs to be treated with ear drops. Amoxicillin by itself probably won't do it. Contact your doctor for a prescription. I like ciprodex, however, this can be very expensive. A combination of generic Ciprofloxacin eye drops and Dexamethasone eye drops can also work well. ...Read more
I have been waking up for the past 3 days, light headed, dizzy, extreme hunger pain, and migraines. I have ringing in left ear and ear drainage!
See your doctor: You have several symptoms that are concerning and need to be addressed. It is best that you see your doctor for a thorough history and examination today. ...Read more
What could cause daily headaches right ear pain ear drainage feels like ear is clogged and wet inside. No sign of infection. Ear pain for 4 months.
Headaches & Ear Pain: Sometimes the occipital nerve such as the lesser or third occipital nerve can cause ear pain that is associated with headaches. Are the headaches in the back of your head and rarely go past the top of your head? Any issues with your neck? May need a med to calm down irritation to the occipital nerve (short course oral steroids, Toradol, or neuropathic meds). ...Read more
My 6 year old has a cold and complains of ear pain, especially overnight. On the second night she had ear drainage that is bloody. Ruptured ear drum?
How long does ear drainage last for a ruptured ear drum? Have 28 pills of amoxicillin from doctor, should it go away after I finish them?
Probably: A middle ear infection that burst your ear drum and is draining may be a more aggressive infection. Take the Amoxicillin as prescribed. Your drainage should significantly improve in 2 to 3 days. In that case take all of the pills as recommended. If not improving in a few days call the doctor, you may need something stronger. Call even sooner if you get a stiff neck or bad headache. ...Read more
Clear bad smelling ear drainage continues 10 days after finishing antibiotics for inner ear infection. No pain. I'm 22 and had a cholesteatoma at 10?
Please: Go see your otolaryngologist/ENT surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sm amt ear drainage bilat noted waking up at normal feeding at night No odor fever inc fuzziness/wakefulness Off/on runny nose Is in daycare wait/md?
Go to md: Although not life threatening, you may have a case of a middle ear infection with perforation of the ear drum/tympanic membrane. Also known as "glue ear", an opportunity to visualize the ear with an otoscope is worthwhile. ...Read more
Hi my throat hurts and I had a hoarse voice for a few days what do I have I had ear drainage from my ear thing that I had I don't have a fever?
Congestion: Start with decongestants and nasal steroid spray. Both available over the counter. If no improvement then see a doc for possible antibiotics. ...Read more
Toddler aspirates up to honey thickness&gets pneumonia&chronic h-flu ear infections. (Has tubes) Is it possible ear drainage is getting to lungs?
No ear drainage asp-: -iration- The ear canals don't drain to the throat/mouth. Certainly any nasal/sinus drainage runs the risk of winding up in the lungs. Coughing is our body's way of attempting to keep the secretions formed in the back of the throat and sinuses out of the airways. ...Read more
I am experiencing dizziness, fatigue and cloudy or blurred vision (quality: blurring of distant objects, blurring of nearby objects). My brain MRI report is ok. And all my CBC blood test. Sugar test is ok...there was ear drainage many days ago?
Welk: The ear issue could be a cause of some of your symptoms but does not account for the. Blurred vision. See the eye doctor to examine the eyes. If they are ok return to your doctor for a though exam including mental health exam if nothing medical is found ...Read more
My 2 year old has had tubes in place for about 17 months now; within the last 2wks, there has been repeated brownish drainage from L. Ear. Cause?
Hard to say: The average length of stay for tubes runs 6-12 mo, so unless you have had them re-examined and know they are still there, I assume they are not. Brownish drainage may be evidence of an infection from that ear. Sometimes these occur and produce a small rupture through the site where the tube was placed. If the tube is there, it could leak through it. Time to see the doc. ...Read more
My 14 month old got tubes 8 days ago. There is still heavy drainage from both ears. Is this normal?
Persistent: Drainage post myringotomy tubes for more than three days is not normal. You need to call your physician. In meantime, continue your ear drops. ...Read more
Friends son has tubes in his ears. He has like a lime green drainage with an odor. For 2 months now but off and on.?
Prolonged drainage: The boy may have acholesteatoma which needs immediate attention ...Read more
I'm getting a tube in my ear tomorrow how long before I get relief from drainage. Where will it drain?
Tender round ear have tubes ones shifted down lots of drainage had mastoiditis is y I got tubes meds aren't wrkn what could b wrong now?
Our son has tubes in his ears and he is having drainage about once every other month, the he has to use ear drops, what causes the drainage?
His doctor can tell.: In addition to the possiblility of recurring middle ear infections despite having tubes, the mucus membrane lining the middle ear space can secrete clear fluid; also, a small number of patients can have ear drainage due to having tubes. His ENT doctor can tell you which cause is most likely based on examining him. ...Read more
Have tubes because of mastoiditis now have ear infec tubes shifted down taking antibiotic and drops can't hear drainage not getting better y?
Tubes open?: You need to get to an ENT to make sure that your tubes are in and working. Your hearing could be down for many reasons so, it's best to get checked out. ...Read more
After 2 years w tubes my 5 yr old is having brownish black drainage from one ear. Yesterday there was blood and brown drainage....is this ok?
NO: No. May be that the tube is coming out of the ear drum (normal) and bleeding results. See ENT doc who placed tubes for evaluation. ...Read more
Severe pain in ear. Feels like my e tube is swollen, pops when I swallow or yawn. Tried rubbing alcohol, swimmer ear drops, peroxide, small foul drainage
NO, they do not: Chiropractor, will not do procedures, you need to see ENT Surgeon (Otolaryngologist) ...Read more
My daughter had tubes placed in her ears a year and a half ago and now is having cloudy drainage from her ear. Can I use generic drops to help drain it, or does she need to be seen?
Have PCP eval: By a yr & 1/2 most kids have shed their tubes. A cloudy drainage this far out likely represents a new infection that pushed through the ear drum causing a perforation. Old drops you might have or otc preparations would likely hurt & not fix the problem. Call & make a routine appt. ...Read more
Toddler tugging at ear& acts in pain. I've had doc check ears 2x in 10days. Tubes are in place, clear, no drainage. Just a little pink. Why hurting?
Every morning I have wet ear wax I can get out of my ear. Is this normal? Doc told me they saw fluid in my ears. Drainage. Had tubes when younger.
My son has a FOUL smell, brown & yellow puss drainage from his ear. Has tubes. Infection? Have drops for post-op, use Them? Is 21 mos.
Were the tubes placed recently? What drops do you have?
It's likely an infection from what you described and the proper medication needs to be prescribed. Call your pediatrician or you can have a live consult through healthtap to review what drops you have and make sure you start the correct treatment. ...Read more
My son has dark red and light red drainage in his left ear... He has tubes in both ears. Just saw ENT on thursday and was ok. What does that mean?
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.
Do ear infects present differently after tubes? 14mo pulling/rubbing on her jaw/ear area. Fever 99. See3 teeth coming in 2 eye&molar. No drainage.
My toddler has had ear tubes for over a year now. We just came back from the beach and she has some discharge and a foul smell in one. Is this bad?
I'm having t tubes put in my ears next week. Being done in one of the main or rooms under general. Will I discharge from recovery room or same day care?
Hospital Policy: Most hospitals will not discharge you straight form the recovery room. They like you to go back to same day care for a small amount of time to ensure you are fully awake form any anesthetics after the more vigilant care of the recovery room. However, with a relatively short anesthesia time of tube placement, they may make exceptions. Would talk to the pre-op staff at the facility for their process. ...Read more
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