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My son has heat rash on his ears and yellow puss is coming out i clean it but it keeps coming out what can I do to help it get better?

My son has heat rash on his ears and yellow puss is coming out i clean it but it keeps coming out what can I do to help it get better?

Yellow pus: First bathe the ears with a dome-boro solution fot 20 minutes 3times per day afterwards apply an antibiotic ointment. If condition doesnt improve see your doctor for an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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My son has a FOUL smell, brown & yellow puss drainage from his ear. Has tubes. Infection? Have drops for post-op, use Them? Is 21 mos.

My son has a FOUL smell, brown & yellow puss drainage from his ear. Has tubes. Infection? Have drops for post-op, use Them? 
Is 21 mos.

Ear tubes: Were the tubes placed recently? What drops do you have? It's likely an infection from what you described and the proper medication needs to be prescribed. Call your pediatrician or you can have a live consult through healthtap to review what drops you have and make sure you start the correct treatment. ...Read more

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My 8 month old baby has green puss coming out of1 eye and he has a cough only during the night no fever or cold symptoms what could this be ear/throat?

My 8 month old baby has green puss coming out of1 eye and he has a cough only during the night no fever or cold symptoms what could this be ear/throat?

NLD issue possible: This could be from coming from the nasal lacrimal duct that connects the eye to the nose by way of the tear passage duct. It should be evaluated by your baby's eye doctor for complete diagnosis. If your baby has a cold, the color of his/her discharge may point to the source, but in any case, you need to have it examined by the pediatrician first for peace of mind. ...Read more

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What does it mean when puss from a long time abcess on my palm switches from thick yellow to sometimes leaks fluid off n on? It is swollen and sore

What does it mean when puss from a long time abcess on my palm switches from thick yellow to sometimes leaks fluid off n on? It is swollen and sore

Chronic infection: Have it checked out by your doctor. Infections of the hand could spread deep to the tissues or the bone. You probably need drainage and proper antibiotics. ...Read more

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What does yellow mucus mean? Should i be worried and should I see my dr? My head hurts and I have a cough and drainage in my ears.

What does yellow mucus mean? Should i be worried and should I see my dr?  My head hurts and I have a cough and drainage in my ears.

Possibilities...: The cough productive of yellow sputum may indicate the presence of infection in your airways, called acute bronchitis. If the infection is caused by a virus, it will complete its course but, if due to bacterial infection, antibiotics may be needed. This is a common infection and it is easily treated so see your doctor so you can be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when an infant constantly rubs their eyes and ears?

What does it mean when an infant constantly rubs their eyes and ears?

Infant rubbing: Eye and ear rubbing by an infant could be habitual in nature but it could be related to allergy, viruses, or other causes. I would recommend ruling out other issues by seeing your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

What could dark yellow urine in babies mean?

Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements. ...Read more

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What would cause puss to come out of you ear?

What would cause puss to come out of you ear?

Infection: You could have an ear infection, either coming from the outer canal or your inner ear, in either case this is something you should see your doctor for. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bump in inner ear filled with puss, what can cause this?

Bump in inner ear filled with puss, what can cause this?

Bacterial infection: A bump in the ear canal filled with pus would be a skin infection and would need to be treated with an antibiotic and possibly drainage of the lesion. ...Read more