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Ear Infection Black Discharge
Why isnt my antibiotic curing my ear infection? My ear is draining a foul smelling light yellow discharge.
May be wrong med: Any antibiotic used to treat an ear infection is picked based on speculation (percentages) that it will work. Any and all antibiotics have a possible of 5% or higher failure rate. The germ may just not be killed by the abx or something may interfere with its absorption from the gut. Either way, a different abx may do a better job. ...Read more
There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more
Green vaginal d/c: Not usually. Please seek medical attention at doctor/urgent for treatment today especially if there is pain. Check for GC,other infections. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Infection: Most often bleeding is a result of granulation tissue or extremely swollen tissue that readily bleeds if touched by fingers or qtips. The steroid component of ear drops helps with this. I assume you are seeing a doctor and are being treated... If not you need to! if there's a lot of bleeding, in the short term you could try a squirt of otc oxymetazoline which can shrink tiny bleeding vessels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Although bleeding isn't usually associated with yeast, there could could be a small amt of blood mixed in causing pink coloration. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is >>. ...Read more
Amoxicillin didn't have work . Inner ear infection foul smelling green nasal mucous 6 months now . Which antibiotics next?
See an ENT: The best treatment for swimmer's ear, before any medications, is a professional cleaning to remove the infected wax. For prevention, an acidified alcohol solution may be used after swimming. A bloody ear could be a perforation. See a specialist first. Do not use any home remedies if you may have a perforation. ...Read more
Middle ear infection with yellowish drainage, seen ent. Ear was not painful b4, now there is slight pain, , infection reach ear canal?
I've been having thick whitesh discharge and cloudy mucus discharge would this be sign of yeast infection?
Facial pain, fever up to 103 (fever has stopped), yellow watery nasal discharge, cough, greenish brown sputum. Sinus infection and/or bronchitis?
Possibly: Or you may be getting over a cold. As a cold improves the nasal secretions get thicker and a little yellow. If you are coughing up thick brown sputum with a deep cough i would be more concerned about a bacterial pneumonia or possibly bronchitis. Most bronchitis is viral and happens as the last part of a cold .If not improving see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It might, but...: The main symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection is itching and irritation, not discharge. When discharge is present, it's usually white, not yellow. Colored vaginal discharge usually means another infection. At your age (22), it's often an STD. For sure don't assume yeast, i.e. don't self treat with an OTC medication. See your doctor for exam and testing. Good luck1 ...Read more
35 weeks pregnant with vaginal pain, itch and inflammation . No foul odor but i'm releasing a thick white discharge. Could I have an infection?
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
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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