1. Copious yellow ear discharge
is a sign of ear infection
. Ear wax
is not present in such large quantity that it may run down to the shoulder. Ear wax is also viscous and does not flow easily.
2. Ear infection is common in infants because the Eustachian Tube that connects the nose to the ear is shorter, wider and more horizontal than in an adult. Hence nasal infections, milk and nasal secretions reach and infect the ear easily. Raise his head while feeding.
3. There is no substitute for a direct ear examination using an otoscope
. get his ear examined by a local ENT Specialist
, who may then prescribe medication including ear drops. I assume that his ear discharge is not foul smelling.