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My toddler has ear tubes. We just came back from the beach and she has had some discharge and a foul smell in one ear. What does this mean?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Ear

This means she has an infection and needs antibiotic and steroid drops to treat it.
It may be a middle ear infection that is draining through the tube or an infection in the ear canal which often occurs with swimming. All the best.

In brief: Ear

This means she has an infection and needs antibiotic and steroid drops to treat it.
It may be a middle ear infection that is draining through the tube or an infection in the ear canal which often occurs with swimming. All the best.
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