Blood In Ear

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Definition

Ear discharge is drainage of blood, ear wax, pus, or fluid from the ear.


Alternative Names

Drainage from the ear; Otorrhea; Ear bleeding; Bleeding from ear


Considerations

Most of the time, any fluid leaking out of an ear is ear wax.

However, discharge may also be caused by a minor irritation or infection. A ruptured eardrum can cause a white, slightly bloody, or yellow discharge from the ear. Dry crusted material on a child's pillow is often a sign of a ruptured eardrum.

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