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Why Is My Ear Leaking Fluid
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I have a puss filled lump behind my ear and a blocked ear that is leaking fluid wax and blood. My nose is also blocked and has coldsores inside?
Leaking ear: What you are describing is a mastoid infection. If that is what you have, the sooner it is treated the better for you. ...Read more
Pituitary growth: There may be a very small pituitary growth that is secreting prolactin, a hormone that can cause inappropriate breast secretions. A MD visit and test for prolactin(blood) can make that determination. If you were recently pregnant in the past 6 months secretions can also occur if you have recently stopped breast feeding. ...Read more
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
Allergy ?: You may have an allergy. Necessary to rule out other causes, need to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Hi wot does it mean when your ear is blocked and feels like water in your ear cud this be fluid ?Thanks
My ear has been feeling very clogged and is leaking a clear sticky fluid. Only minor pain. What can I do?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
No: In the second half of your pregnancy, a new onset of wetness should be evaluated by your obstetrician. The answer cannot be given with certainty without an examination to evaluate the situation. If, after that, you are reassured, remember that any change in the amount of the wetness needs reevaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Otitis? Trauma?: Complicated otitis can cause lesions in the inner/middle ear that erode through the brain coverings (meninges) threatening meningitis and encephalitis with serious or even lethal consequences. CSF otorrhea can alternatively be the result of tumors of trauma to the base of the skull and is a very serious condition - emergent medical care should be sought with ent, neurosurgery, and neurology. ...Read more
My left ear feels full and stopped up. it has a clear sticky somewhat smelly fluid draining from it. it does not really hurt. what could this be?
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