Top 20 Doctor insights on: Spontaneous ear bleeding

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Why is my ear bleeding and why does it have a bad odor and what can I do to stop it?

Why is my ear bleeding and why does it have a bad odor and what can I do to stop it?

Ear infection: With the symptoms you describe, it sounds like you have a serous otitis media inner ear infection, which usually need to be assessed and treated with antibiotics by a health care provider. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Ear bleeding my 20 years old is bleeing from on ear not much but is blood with black particles. And it doesn't hurt him?

Ear bleeding my 20 years old is bleeing from on ear not much but is blood with black particles. And it doesn't hurt him?

? using Q-tips?: The most common cause of ear bleeding is due to an abrasion in the canal skin from a q-tip or other object placed in the ear. The black particles may be bits of dislodged scab. Another possibility is a fungal infection which produces spores---little black dots. This can be painless. Have your doc take a look! ...Read more

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How to stop ear bleeding that started 2 days ago? The doctor gave me ear drops, but it won't help, it is become worse.

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How to stop ear bleeding that started 2 days ago? The doctor gave me ear drops, but it won't help, it is become worse.

Bloody ear discharge: The most common cause of persistent bleeding from ear is aural polyps. Ear drops with steroid such as Ciprodex works better than Ofloxacin which is a pure antibiotic. ...Read more

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After using a q~tip to clean my ear, I woke up the next day with my ear bleeding and plugged. Same as when water is in ear. How do I unplug ear?

After using a q~tip to clean my ear, I woke up the next day with my ear bleeding and plugged. Same as when water is in ear. How do I unplug ear?

Doctor: Given the bleeding, you really need to have a medical professional look into the ear with the appropriate equipment. You could have a perforated ear drum, which can create the sensations you're describing. It's actually best not to put anything in your ear, as it's very easy to tear your eardrum on accident! ...Read more

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Is spontanious bleeding from the ear dangerous, what could cause it? I've been taking wayfarin for a number of years. I have sle and anti lipid antibodies. I have a lot of headaches.

Is spontanious bleeding from the ear dangerous, what could cause it? I've been taking wayfarin for a number of years. I have sle and anti lipid antibodies. I have a lot of headaches.

That: That is significant for you, as you are on warfarin. You must be seen immediately and evaluated. Please be sure that your pt/inr (bleeding times laboratories) have been checked.

Ear bleeding can be caused by trauma (significant head injury), minor trauma (scratches), or infection. Please be checked and evaluated and be sure you let your doctor know about the headaches.

If you have pain, significant bleeding, feel light-headed or confused, vomit, or have any weakness/numbness then you would need to be seen in the er. ...Read more

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Right ear spontaneous bleed followed by increasingly painful headache and nausea?

Right ear spontaneous bleed followed by increasingly painful headache and nausea?

Please get evaluated: Hi SWarner,
Sorry to hear you are feeling poorly. It is very unusual for a person to spontaneous begin bleeding from one ear without any warning, inciting event, or symptoms leading into it. The headache and nausea may be symptoms associated with whatever is going on that caused the bleeding. Hope you can get treated soon. ...Read more

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What can cause bleeding from your ears?

What can cause bleeding from your ears?

Injury.: Picking at them with a qtip can puncture the eardrum. This can also happen with pressure changes, fingernail or pencil scratches, diving, etc. ...Read more

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When your ears are bleeding, what's wrong?

When your ears are bleeding, what's wrong?

Depends: Your ear can bleed due to injury such as a scratch. It can also bleed due to injury to the ear drum. Chronic infection can also produce very fragile tissue that can bleed. ...Read more

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Why is there bleeding of the ear?

Why is there bleeding of the ear?

Usually trauma: Most often from q tips or your finger but sometimes from a bad ear infection have it checked ...Read more

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How do I make my ear stop bleeding?

How do I make my ear stop bleeding?

Why is it bleeding?: The better question is why is it bleeding and for my purpose what part of your ear is bleeding? Alot more information is needed here. If blood is coming from your ear canal, cotton and antibiotic ointment can stop the flow. Regardless, you must see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Son punctured my ear with comb and now bleeding?

Son punctured my ear with comb and now bleeding?

Likely ok: Clean with mild soap, pat dry and cover. Watch for sign of infection over next few days as it heals (surrounding/expanding redness, pus, swelling, poor wound closure, pain). Unlikely that comb could have passed far enough into the ear to damage the eardrum. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ear really hurts and is bleeding?

What does it mean when your ear really hurts and is bleeding?

Ear ache/bleeding: Ear ache and bleeding sounds like acute otitis media or boil in the outer ear canal. However, other diagnosis like serious infection or ear drum rupture? Advise seeing your primary physician for work up, inspection of the ear and possible need for antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What do you do if you were cleaning a babies ear and it started bleeding?

What do you do if you were cleaning a babies ear and it started bleeding?

Using a Q-tip to: Clean the external ear canal pushes wax toward the eardrum. A scratch in the canal will heal; a ruptured ear drum would've been very painful. If her doctor okays it, use 2% hydrogen peroxide mixed 50-50 with sterile water in a sterile botle & dropper. Lay baby on her side, gently pull back the ear, instill 3-4 drops & allow 4-5 minutes in that position for it to " bubble" out the wax, not q-tips. ...Read more

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I have a cut on my inner ear from last night and it is still bleeding. What can I do?

I have a cut on my inner ear from last night and it is still bleeding. What can I do?

With normal clotting: Function & sustained adequate pressure to the bleeding location, without moving, at least 5 minutes, will nearly always result in enough clotting to stop all bleeding. Exception: squirting arterial bleeding (Stopping this typically requires more knowledge of anatomy, skill & ~15 min of higher pressure, enough to stop bleeding). After stopped, be careful to not pull off the clot for several days. ...Read more

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I'm a 20 ear female virgin I was masturbating and noticed was bleeding after what does this mean?

I'm a 20 ear female virgin I was masturbating and noticed was bleeding after what does this mean?

Injury: Injury to the hymen, vagina, vulva, or clitoris. Allow time for healing and if it persists see a MD. ...Read more

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My ear has been bleeding slowly for the 24hours. Haven't done anything to hurt it. Plus it doesn't hurt. What could be cause it?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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When I woke up this morning, my ear was bleeding. It was a lot for an ear. 6 hrs later it is still bleeding. Should I see a dr. Now?

When I woke up this morning, my ear was bleeding. It was a lot for an ear. 6 hrs later it is still bleeding. Should I see a dr. Now?

Bleeding ear: Yes! It should be evaluated by your primary care physician. There are numerous causes for a bleeding ear, so it is best to have it checked out. ...Read more