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Oily Ear Discharge
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
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
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
Blocked ears. Blocked nose. Extreme pain. Crackling noise. Creamy liquid discharge from the ears. What could this be?
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?
Is light yellow gel like discharge with white discharge from vagina normal? Virgin , urine dr clear
Get tested: Typical symptoms (can vary) and type of test. Urine-chlamydia-<25% women have symptoms; gonorrhea-creamy or pus like, bad odor discharge-trichomonas-itch, frothy, strong odor; yeast-thick, white, itch, no bad odor; bacterial vaginosis-watery, itch, fishy smell blood-hiv no symptoms; herpes-pain/itch, burning, bumps, no odor; syphillis-rash, no itch/odor exam- to inspect. Yeast and BV are not stds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This sounds like an infection and should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Constipation for 4 months. Soap sud Enema. Inflamed butthole. Mucus in butt. Itchy vagina. Watery smelly vagina?
Seek care: You are describing several symptoms that may or may not be interrelated. More information is needed. Recommend evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Don't anticipate: Nipple d/c in early pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. May be ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt to know. ...Read more
I am experiencing frequent urination, vaginal irritation, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness) , vaginal itching, vaginal odor, groin pain and dark colored (brown) urine.
See Dr: It will require exam + lab to define your problems. Treatments to be determined by office evaluation. ...Read more
I have been experiencing headaches, inner ear pain and tinnitus, nasal stuffiness and bloody yellowish green nasal discharge. Is this sinusitus?
BV: Your symptoms sounds like an infection called bacterial vaginosis. There is no over the counter medicine for this. See your doctor. ...Read more
Having vaginal irritation and some soreness with odorless clear mucus/white discharge period last week white crusty discharge in underwear virgin?
3 or 4 years white heavy sometimes chunky vaginal discharge? White/crusty on underwear. No itching or redness, sometimes fishy smelling. (female)
Treat ear discharge: Ear discharge may be caused by infection of the external ear, or infection of the middle ear space associated with a hole in the ear drum. The infection may be due to bacteria, fungi or both. It may be necessary to culture the discharge so that the most appropriate medication can be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wax: The wax your ear produces is actually a cleaning mechanism for your ear. So sometimes wax may look one way then be a different color the next time, it is picking up the dirt and debris in the ear. However if you're having pain with the discharge it could be an infection. Best way to tell is have an ENT check it out. ...Read more
Maybe,maybe not: A kid with a painful buildup of pressure during a middle ear infection can experience quick relief if a hole develops.This is seen as the debris drains into the canal, lessening the pressure stretching the ear drum.Years ago docs cut a hole to allow such drainage if the pain was bad enough. Drainage could also mean a canal infection with to benefit. ...Read more
Antibiotics: You need to see the doctor and get treated. ...Read more
I had operation for CSOM.I see wax sometimes,it's like from ear discharge but no smell.when look in the ear its totally dry.
I have an ear discharge, clear watery not very heavy no pain or head injury for about 12 hours .What can it be caused by please?
Mum suffering from diziness, ear pain(long term, not persistant,like electricity).No inflammation.No ear discharge.
No, could be wax: Not all ear discharge is considered abnormal. Ear wax may drain out of the ear canal and is generally not associated with any pain or discomfort. In a child who has been sick with a cold and severe ear pain, ear drainage could be due to a ruptured ear drum from a middle ear infection. Also if your child has ear tubes, infected drainage may be due to an ear infection as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rt ear has gone numb - past 2 days. No dizziness, no h/o of trauma, no ear discharge, no pain, ear cavity clean, on post angioplasty drugs, please help?
CN 7, 9, 10: The sensory innervation of the pinna (or ear) is complex: cranial nerves 7, 9, 10 play a part. Given your otherwise neurological "intactness" except this pinnal numbness, my question is: have you recently 'cracked' your neck, had chiropractic manipulation, what was angioplastied? Arterial dissection is the concern. The simplest explanation is focal compressing ear too long during sleep... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the treatment for ear discharge in tympanic membrane perforation ,is it safe to use CPAP device in this situation?
Is there infection: If there is an infection you will need to be treated with anabiotic's. The discharge should be evaluated. I don't think the CPAP will be a major problem. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?
CPAP: CPAP OVERVIEW CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool which can be used to assist the oxygenation of several respiratory pathologies. CPAP is not a r eplacement for any medicati on or procedure, but a t ool which can provide a high level of ventilatory support without the need for RSI or intubation. Patients whose condition is resistant to parenteral medications but whose respiratory effort does not yet require intubation should be considered prime candidates for CPAP. INDICATIONS ? Respiratory distress secondary to suspected congesti ve heart failure, acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema). CONTRAINDICATIONS ? Unconsciousness ? Suspected pneumothorax ? Inadequate respiratory drive ? Shock/Hypotension (BP <90) ? Chest wall trauma ? Persistent nausea/vomiting ? Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surge ...Read more
Saw Dr for ear discharge she gave me drops and antibiotic.It's been 2 days on treatment with still slight bloody discharge.how long for this 2 heal?
The answer depends: on the cause for the ear discharge and what the doctor is treating. It could be an external ear infection, or a perforation from a middle ear infection, or a traumatic perforation (the 3 most common causes). Since I do not know which of these (or other) is the source/cause, I would recommend you speak with your treating doctor or an ear, nose, throat specialist for a more precise answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have yellow oily discharge from my ear . It feels very itchy and the canal feels like it's full . what could it be ?
Eczema: A clear, yellow discharge is often indicative of eczematous otitis externa. This can occur if the ear canal is dry or if a person uses Qtips too often to clean the ear canals. This habit is to be discouraged. The ears will accumulate debris and be itchy chronically. Stop Qtips and moisturize the ear. Olive oil or mineral oil can be put in the canal daily after showering. See an ENT if persists. ...Read more
Is grade 3 inverted nipple discharge normal? It's clear and oily. I've notice hairs inside the left breast. The hairs look like hairs in the ear.
Discharge from ear: May be fluid or other draining material,often coming through the external ear canal. ...Read more
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