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Ear tubes in place, left ear hurting with blood clots, wears ear plugs in water. How will they flush it out?

My daughters has had ear tubes in place for 2 years no probems about 4 months ago the right one fell out un noticed but over the last few months she complains that the left ear hurts feels funny she s very protective of it took her to her gp and they said unable to tell if ear tube is out or in for there is a very large blood clot in ear and don t know what s behind it anyways she is going to see an ent soon what s going on will the dr let it fall out she still wears ear plugs in water so nothing goes in how do they flush it out worried for her
Asked On : Fri, 13 Apr 2012
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Usually ear tubes fall off on their own and doesn't need to be removed. Sometimes the fall off goes unnoticed. The timing of fall of depends on the type of the ear condition for which it is introduced and also on the type of ear tube. There are many types like long standing or short duration.
The blood clot seen by gp- it may be a impacted wax also.
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