An ear discharge is drainage of blood, ear wax , pus, or fluid from the ear.<br />
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Alternative Names: <br />
Drainage from the ear; Otorrhea; Ear bleeding; Bleeding from ear <br />
Considerations: <br />
Most of the time, fluid leaking out of an ear is ear wax. (For more information of this topic, see the article on ear wax .)<br />
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However, discharge may also be caused by minor irritation or infection. A ruptured eardrum can cause a white, slightly bloody, or yellow discharge from the ear. Dry crusted material on the child's pillow is often a sign of a ruptured eardrum.<br />
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Bleeding from the ear may also be due to injury, cancer, or a foreign ob<x>ject in the ear canal.<br />
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Common Causes: <br />
Swimmer's ear -- usually accompanied by itching, scaling, a red or moist ear canal and pain increased by moving the ear lobe <br />
Inflammation or infection: <br />
Otitis externa <br />
Otitis externa - chronic <br />
Otitis externa - malignant <br />
Otitis media <br />
Otitis media - chronic <br />
Mastoiditis <br />
Injury from a blow to the head, foreign ob<x>ject, very loud noises, or sudden pressure changes (such as in airplanes), resulting in a ruptured or perforated eardrum <br />
Eczema and other skin irritations in the ear canal can cause some bleeding<br />
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To be safe, never put anything in the ear smaller than the tip of your little finger.<br />
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EAR INFECTIONS<br />
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Treat inflammation or infection as advised by your health care provider. Your doctor may recommended ear drops.<br />
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EAR WAX<br />
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A gentle, warm water flush using a syringe (available at the drug store) can be used to remove packed-down ear wax. Do not attempt to remove impacted ear wax in very young children. If ear wax can be easily seen and retrieved in older children, do so carefully. NEVER use sharp ob<x>jects to attempt to remove wax.<br />
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INJURY<br />
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Seek medical help for injury from a foreign ob<x>ject, noises or pressure changes, head injury, or a suspected clotting or bleeding problem.<br />
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Don't get alarmed over a ruptured eardrum. Eardrum rupturing is the first sign of the healing process. Antibiotics can help prevent further infection during the healing process. Eardrum ruptures in children will usually heal completely within a few weeks.<br />
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SWIMMER'S EAR<br />
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For swimmer's ear (unless the eardrum is perforated):<br />
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Tilt the head sideways, with the water-filled ear up. <br />
Pull the ear upward and backward. <br />
Carefully squeeze into the ear a medicine-dropper full of rubbing alcohol, or a mix of half rubbing alcohol and half white vinegar. This mixture will dry out the ear, and kill any bacteria or fungus. <br />
Wiggle the ear to move the solution all the way down. <br />
Then, tilt the head again so that the affected ear is now down, and let the fluids drain out. <br />
Putting a little mineral oil or baby oil in each ear before swimming may help prevent the problem.<br />
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When to Contact a Medical Professional<br />
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The discharge is white, yellow, clear, or bloody. <br />
The discharge is the result of an injury. <br />
The discharge has lasted more than 5 days. <br />
There is severe pai

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That was from yahoo.
But i recommend the symptom checker on webmd.com or mayoclinic. Do your research before going to the er. Unless it is extremely painful and there is an abundant amount of blood coming out. Use your best judgement though. Good luck and you'll be fine:-)

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okay thanks dude

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Hopefully by now your have found your answer. My ear was bleeding and I worried that it might be serious. It ended up having a small sore inside that was bleeding. I may have scratched it during the night and the result was the blood I say. <br />
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I hope your issue turns out that well.

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Lol just turn down your volume, you'll be fine

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my radio is off so just leave it at that -_-:

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Forget calling the ER. GO to the ER. Get someone to drive you.

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okay

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Do you have a wound in your ear that's bleeding?ear infection? inserted something in your ear?<br />
Could be possible you have a ruptured ear drum, I would call your Doctor immediately, they may or may not tell you to go to the ER.

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Just turn the music down

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my radio is off -_-;

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If its coming out alot, yes. unless you cut youself.

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You should probably see a doctor. If it's gushing out go to ER, if it's trickling make an appointment with your GP. And stop putting pointy things in your ear.

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