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Reason for bleeding ear and foul-smelling ear discharge?

I burst my eardrum a week ago and I'm on antibiotics to prevent infections. At first I had blood coming out of my ear, now it's watery smelly liquid that sometimes looks Brown. Have my antibiotics not work, and might I need something to drain the liquid in my ear?
Mon, 17 Feb 2014
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Hello

yes it is likely that your antibiotics have not worked and you may have to change them , also ask your doctor if you can start some antibiotic ear drops!
Please meet your en doctor for examination and advice!
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