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16 month child having runny nose, green and yellow mucus in ear. Should I be worried?

My 16 month old son has had a runny nose for the past week and a half. Yesterday morning he woke up with green/yellow mucus in his ear. The runny nose comes put of the left nostril , but has gotten better. The ear mucus is coming out of his right ear. I called the dr this last Wednesday, and the earliest he could see him was the 23rd. Should I be worried, and take him somewhere else to be seen earlier? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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thanks for writing to health care magic

i think your child is having otitis media (ASOM) AFTER A ATTACK OF COLD



is there any pain behind the ear

if there is pain behind the ear or child running high grade fever with vomitings or abnormal behavior the its definitely a emergency.

hope this helps

take care
Answered: Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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