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and fluid discharge may be due to ear infection
Tympanic membrane (ear drum) of that particular ear has to be examined to look for any perforation or hole in it.
Ear infection will cause tiredness
in the initial stage of onset of fever due to inflammatory response.
Prevent water entering ears during giving bath.
If there is ear infection, antibiotics are required to treat the infection.
Therefore consult the doctor for physical examination and for treatment.
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