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Child has pus in ears, flesh lumps in ear, redness

doctor my daughter is 8yrs old and she has developed pus in her ears and also some small tiny flesh lumps in her ear red in colour size of a ant ..... its almost 2 months since she has develops this and this developed after she starting swimming she has been on antibiotics for a month now but the problem has recurred again pus has started coming
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
I think your daughter might have developed infection of the external ear or middles ear due to which there is continuous pus discharge and secondary infected skin lesions in external ear.
As the problem is recurrent the pus should be sent for culture and sensitivity to know the causative bacteria and its sensitivity to know the best antibiotic to treat the infection.
And consult an ENT surgeon for the examination of the status of tympanic membrane and the middle ear to look for any perforation and any granulomatous tissue.
Avoid water going inside the ears during taking bathe.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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