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Drainage from both ears, unable to hear anything. Taking steroid drops. Permanent cure?

My 17 year old son has been experiencing a lot of drainage from both ears on and off during the past year. He is not a swimmer and is careful to not get water in his ears during his showers. The drainage turns crusty and covers the opening to his ear canal ... and he is tired of not being able to hear anything. Help! We have been to two different highly recommended ENT s and one perscribed a steroid drop which did help for awhile but it always comes back... Please help
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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Drainage from both ears may be due to chronic suppurative ottitis media with perforation. Small perforation heal by itself by keeping the ear dry.
Aviod water entry in ear by using ear plugs while taking bath.aviod ear probing.Aviod ice cold food substances.
Once there is no discharge , discontinue ear drops. Wait for the perforation to heal.
Gently remove the crust by using ear buds. If dischare and crust continues conslt a ENT doctor.

Hope this will solve your query. Whising you speedy recovery.
Answered: Wed, 30 Oct 2013
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