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Ear Infection With Crusty Discharge
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
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
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
Intense itching in my right ear sometimes a foul smell and thick puss like substance 2 ear canal infecions this year treated with peescription ideas?
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
Middle ear infection with yellowish drainage, seen ent. Ear was not painful b4, now there is slight pain, , infection reach ear canal?
Child has ear infection and now ear
Lobe looks infected is this concerning or normal with ear infections?
Don't guess.: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more
While taking antibiotics with a middle ear infection. The yellow discharge from my ear has afoul smell. Smells like a 3 day band aid over a wound.
See your doctor: If you have foul discharge from your ear, you either have had a middle ear infection that has ruptured your eardrum or you have an external ear infection. Either way, you need an ear exam and probable eardrops in addition to your oral antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Fluid in mastoid, have ear tube. now I start having a mucus clear no smelly discharge put ciprodex drops for 2 weeks. Discharge fluid mastoid?
Get treated: You appear to have an infection that is causing you some discomfort to say the least. See a dr, possibly an urgicare center is open at this time, and you can get the proper treatment you need. Best wishes. ...Read more
I've been having thick whitesh discharge and cloudy mucus discharge would this be sign of yeast infection?
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
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?
Does yeast infection discharge always have to be white and clumpy? Can it be crusty white/clear thick white mucus discharge? No strong odor
Yes : It can be white in any form associated with itch most of times. ...Read more
I have slightly thick yellowish discharge sometimes watery, no itching/smell. Is this caused from chlamydia, trichomoniasis, or yeast 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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