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Constant ear drainage with very FOUL oder?

Constant ear drainage with very FOUL oder?

Possibilities: This could be a sign of a middle ear infection with a hole in the drum, a canal infection (swimmers ear).It could also be caused by shampoo getting in the wet canal and reacting with the wax.This produces a mouse urine odor. To be sure you need to have it looked at. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

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


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My ear drainage is bloody is that a bad thing?

My ear drainage is bloody is that a bad thing?

I hope it's not bad,: But - it is not nothing. Even non-bloody ear drainage might be worth checking out, so "bloody" ear drainage sounds worthy of attention. You don't mention pain, fever or anything else, so perhaps it is not a big problem. Definitely do have a medical professional look at it and treat it. Hearing is a good thing to be able to do. Right? ...Read more

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Will garlic oil encourage ear drainage?

Will garlic oil encourage ear drainage?

Sorry, no. : It will keep vampires away, though, if at risk for that. Garlic is for internal use (in your food). Only decongestant (like afrin (oxymetazoline) or sudafed) or a steam vaporizer (keep young kids away from hot steam). ...Read more

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I've had constant ear drainage for 36 hours mixed with blood. and constant severe pain in the ear. any suggestions ?

I've had constant  ear drainage for 36 hours mixed with blood. and constant severe pain in the ear. any suggestions ?

Get seen...: Make an appointment and see your doctor or go to the nearest urgent care center. This could be related to an infection or an eardrum perforation. There is no way we can distinguish any of them through this platform. Only by direct exam you will a get a definite answer. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Can ear drainage lead to dizziness & being tired?

Can ear drainage lead to dizziness & being tired?

Yes: Ear drainage, especially if chronic & with a hole in eardrum can indicate chronic mid ear infection, & possible infected mid ear growth (cholesteatoma) can cause vertigo/dizziness & fatigue. Can be serious. See an otology/ent md asap. Keep water out of ears. ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment for clear fluid ear drainage?

CSF?: When i hear clear fluid from the ear, i worry about spinal fluid leaking through a hole in one's eardrum. If that is the case, this needs to be fixed surgically. Depending on location and size, it can be done through an ear surgery (transmastoid) or needs to be done through a craniotomy. ...Read more

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Why am i having severe ear drainage? I have tried several things with my ear doctor, but he cannot figure it out.

Why am i having severe ear drainage? I have tried several things with my ear doctor, but he cannot figure it out.

Ear drainage: Hello, ear drainage can come from infection or inflammation. I recommend obtaining a culture to help direct appropriate therapy. This is best performed 7+days off antibiotics both topical and oral. A ct scan of the temporal bones may also be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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What if ear drainage doesn't stop with 2 to 3 days for a ruptured ear drum while on amoxicillin. Should i be concerned? Or just let it take its time.

What if ear drainage doesn't stop with 2 to 3 days for a ruptured ear drum while on amoxicillin. Should i be concerned? Or just let it take its time.

You need ear drops: An ear perforation with drainage needs to be treated with ear drops. Amoxicillin by itself probably won't do it. Contact your doctor for a prescription. I like ciprodex, however, this can be very expensive. A combination of generic Ciprofloxacin eye drops and Dexamethasone eye drops can also work well. ...Read more

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I have been waking up for the past 3 days, light headed, dizzy, extreme hunger pain, and migraines. I have ringing in left ear and ear drainage!

I have been waking up for the past 3 days, light headed, dizzy, extreme hunger pain, and migraines. I have ringing in left ear and ear drainage!

See your doctor: You have several symptoms that are concerning and need to be addressed. It is best that you see your doctor for a thorough history and examination today. ...Read more

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What could cause daily headaches right ear pain ear drainage feels like ear is clogged and wet inside. No sign of infection. Ear pain for 4 months.

What could cause daily headaches right ear pain ear drainage feels like ear is clogged and wet inside. No sign of infection. Ear pain for 4 months.

Headaches & Ear Pain: Sometimes the occipital nerve such as the lesser or third occipital nerve can cause ear pain that is associated with headaches. Are the headaches in the back of your head and rarely go past the top of your head? Any issues with your neck? May need a med to calm down irritation to the occipital nerve (short course oral steroids, Toradol, or neuropathic meds). ...Read more

Discharge From The Ear (Definition)

May be fluid or other draining material,often coming through ...Read more