Why Do I Have A Sharp Pain In My Ear?

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Alternative Names

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

Home Care

To be safe, never put anything in the ear that is smaller than the tip of your little finger.


Treat inflammation or infection as your health care provider recommends. Your doctor may suggest ear drops.


Use a gentle, warm water flush with a syringe (available at the drug store) to remove packed-down ear wax. Do not attempt to remove impacted ear wax in very young children. If you can...

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