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My Ears Are Leaking
Not necessarily: This can often be due to an infection of the ear canal skin. This type of an infection is especially common in people who use q-tips or in other ways try to clean their years of wax. In general, wax is very important and people who remove it open up their ears for inflammation and infection. You need to see an ENT doctor and have him or her clean out your ear and treat you. ...Read more
My ears keep leaking wax and i still have some wax in my ear and it smells bad. i took medicine a week ago, and my ear hurts so do i go to a hospital?
See A Doctor Now: You have not included important information such as the duration of symptoms, medication taken, doctor care already received, etc. With that said, smelly earwax and pain suggest infection. Examination is needed to determine whether this is an external ear (aka swimmer's ear) vs. middle ear infection because each is treated differently. See your doctor NOW for prompt evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My ear peircing is leaking a clear fluid sometimes even though its been months since i got them peirced.
Need to see a: healthcare provider asap to make sure it is not infected. Chronic infection can cause some fluid to appear around the site of puncture, and if you do not treat it you may need surgery to shave things there by the time the infection gets to the side of the ear into the scalp. Better be safe than sorry. There isn't any other plausible explanation for this fluid. ...Read more
My ear has been leaking clear yellow color for 2 almost 3 weeks now and I can barley hear in the beginning there was pain then that's when it strated?
Middle ear is intact so no CSF leak but drip continues to go in my right ear and leak I was seen he said nothing was wrong any ideas?
Eustachian Tube Sx: If you are feeling "popping or dripping" in your ear, or ear pressure without infection, this could be Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD). Symptoms can occur after a head cold, Throat infection, Sinus infection, Seasonal Allergy flare, or from chronic environmental irritants (ie dust and smoke). Try Claritan D or Flonase for 3 weeks, see your Doc or ENT if not better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer