Ear discharge Overview
Ear discharge may indicate an infection, or may also indicate bleeding. Common causes include ear infection (e.g. otitis media), ear injury, or a foreign object in the ear. There are also various severe causes such as head injury, with conditions related to the brain and other structures near the ear. Seek prompt professional medical care for ear discharge, and immediate emergency medical care may be needed in some life-threatening cases (e.g. ear bleeding following head trauma).
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- Ear Infection: An ear infection can affect one or both ears. There are different types of ear infection depending on the exact
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- Middle Ear Infection: A middle ear infection, also called “otitis media”, is an infection of the middle ear. It is a common complication
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- Head injury: Head injury involves any type of injury to the head and/or brain. Any injury to the head or brain
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- Ear Disorders: Ear disorders are disorders of the physical ear, and may also include hearing disorders and balance disorders. Ear disorders may
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- Outer Ear Infection: An outer ear infection, also called “otitis externa” or “swimmer’s ear”, is an infection of the outer ear canal
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