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How Long Does Red Ear Drum Associated With Roseola Last
9 mo fluid in ear is getting yellow & eardrum looks red. Should I start her on Septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) right away or wait it out? Fluid not infected last week @ ENT.
3 y/o has tubes in ears. She has a cold, doc said ears are draining and the one is red just outside of the eardrum. Is draining a good thing w/ tubes?
The cartilage on the inside of my left ear hurts. it is right above my ear drum, looks more red and noticeable bump,hurts when touching it? Took a pic
Looked in baby's ear and ear drum is red on one ear he is teething and runny nose could it b ear infection or pressure?4 weeks ago on antibiotics
Red doesn't diagnose: Red is but one thing we look at when visualizing an ear drum. Red alone does not an ear infection make. An ear drum can be red if child has fever, is crying, holding breath, etc. We also look at landmarks, how the light reflexes, whether the ear drum moves, whether there is fluid behind the drum. All the things together make the diagnosis. If you are concerned, best to have doc look to diagnose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually a few days: The drainage from a middle ear infection that causes a ruptured ear drum will typically stop in 4 or 5 days. These perforations are generally quite small and many heal within a couple of weeks. Ongoing drainage may indicate a problem beyond a straight forward middle ear infection. Infections can spread into the mastoid or air cell tracts in front of the inner ear. See a doctor. ...Read more
I have a retracted eardrum in my right ear for the past week. I have tried to equalise with blowing with closed airways and it has not helped. How long does this normally last? Thanks
ETD: Sounds like trouble equalizing the pressure in your middle ear. This often creates a fullness or blockage, like you want to pop or clear your ears. It is called eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD). It cold last 2-3 wks. Decongestant either sprayed into the nose or taken orally can alleviate this problem. Sometimes your doctor needs to examine this and treat with other Rx if no success with OTC Rx ...Read more
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
I have ruptured my ear drum from trauma from diving. How long should draining last? It was water, blood, now puss like and it has been 3 days now.
Could be: infection setting in, so it is best to show it to your doctor. ...Read more
Cause: It is not the ruptured ear drum that is draining but the middle ear mucosa that is inflamed that is the source of the drainage. One needs to know the cause and duration and size of the perforation before one can determine how long the drainage will last. You really need an ENT doctor for a diagnosis and advice. ...Read more
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