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Ear infection due to sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I have a yellowish liquid leaking from my ear and it seems somewhat blocked also as my hearing has decreased
User :   one ear only
Doctor :  
this is since when?
User :   Sunday morning and it is now Tuesday - I am a 26yr old male
Doctor :   did you suffer from sore throat of cold ?
User :   I did somewhat have a ichy throat yes
Doctor :  
User :   but nothing full blown like a cold
Doctor :   and you had ear pain also?
User :   yes but not so much now it just feels inflamed maybe?
Doctor :   it is middle ear infection as a consequence of the sore throat

Doctor :  
and the yellow liquid is the discharge from the middle ear
Doctor :  
also i believe there is rupture of the ear drum

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