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Liquid draining from ears, ear blockage, no pain, white dry crust, fever. Treatment?

Hi i have a clear liquid that comes out of my ear and blocks my ear and affects my hearing , it is clear has no smell and causes no pain. It is always weepy inside the ear and onthe outside the liquid dries and turns into a white dry crust. I have had no head injury but had a slight fever 2 days ago which has gone now. I have tried eardrops for infections but they do not work.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Sep 2012
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Hi and thanks for the query,
Your ear is infected.
You will require an appropriate antibiotic, local antibiotic ear drops and nasal decongestant drops.
Start the nasal decongestant drops ( otrivin) immediately since it is available over the counter without a prescription.
Otrivin will decongest the eustachian tubes which in turn helps to control the ear infection.
Follow the instructions on the crimp for using otrivin properly.
Otrivin should be used 3 times a day. 10 minutes after putting the drops please do steam inhalation for 10 minutes. Do not use otrivin for more than 5 days.
Keep your ears dry. Do not let water to get inside.
Do not probe your ears or try to clean the ears with buds.
See a doctor soon,
Regards, Dr Kishori.
Answered: Sat, 21 Dec 2013
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