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Continuous yellow discharge with blood traces from the ear, no improvement with medicines, had ruptured ear. Is it safe to travel by road under such condition?

dear sir i have a ruptured ear (left) since last 8 years,since last one month i was going to swimming ,my ear has started discharge (first clean water then yellowish then little bloody discharge i am taking medicine since last 5 days but discharge is not stopped fully,i have to go to Leh by road from chandigarh after two days,can i go?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thanks for your query.

You can certainly go to Leh. There is no contraindication. However, continue taking your medicines and get the ear check-up done as suggested by your doctor.

Before you start your swimming it is better to consult your ENT specialist for guidance. He may advise you to use ear plugs to prevent water from entering.

Wishing you the best.

Answered: Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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