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Had boil in ear. Noticed smelly fluid coming out from ear. Any serious problem?

Hi about a month ago boil come out in my ear. That time my ear was hurting but now there is no pain. The problem is smelly fluid coming out from my ear and it has yellow color? Is my ear okay or it s serious? How am i going to get rid of this smell? Can you tell me right antibiotic name? Please help me. This time i am not able to see Dr.
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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HI I have gone through your mail, as you said that you having discharge of fluid from your ear initially there was pain also but now you have only yellow pus discharge which is fowl smelling but no pain. After listening your story I am suspecting that initially you were having acute otitis media (acute middle ear infection) not the boil, and your disease in now proceed to one of it's complication called as Chronic otitis media, at present most probably you are having perforation in your ear drum. You are advice to go for these investigations- (1) culture and sensitivity of ear pus, (2) C.T.scan of affected ear. (3) Audiometery Pure tone & Impedance. After this you should contact an E.N.T.specialist for examination of ear and co-relation of inferences of investigations for planing treatment in a better way. Thanks.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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