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Blood on the Q-tip on cleaning ears, have major headache, chronic pain due to esophageal cancer, dialaudid, ear pain. Ear infection?

I was cleaning my ears with a Q-tip and I just barely inserted it into the opening of the ear, when I pulled it out it had blood on it. I checked the ear several times for about 15 min off and on and it continued to leave spots of blood on the Q-tip. I suffer with major headaches ( sinus , migrain and tention) daily. I am a chronic pain paitent for the last 10 years due to esphogeal cancer surgery that left some abdominal nerve damage, I have an entrathecial pain implant and are getting a lot of dialaudid every hour 24/7. I have also been getting pain off and on in both ears and sometimes it feels like it is stuffed with cotton and noise sometimes sounds a little muffled. Could I just have an ear infection , damaged my ear drum or is all this normal? Please keep in mind, I only clean my ears once a week and always try to be very careful not to insert it too far.
Asked On : Sun, 30 Sep 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
these tips shoulg not be used we do not allow person to clean ears themselves
in your case there might be soft tissue injur in external ears
it does not seems as if you have damaged drum
apply betnovate ointment inside ear canal by little finger not with q tips can do continously to prevent dryness
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