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What causes bleeding from ears?

ABOUT A MONTH AGO, I NOTICED BLOOD COMING OUT OF MY RIGHT EAR. THAT SAME MORNING I HAD BEEN SCRATCHING MY EAR GENTLY WITH A TOOTHPICK ( I KNOW A NO, NO). I DID NOT GO DEEP INSIDE JUST THE OUTER SURFACE. AFTER THAT I HAD A SOUND OF POUNDING, THE DOC SAID MY EARS WERE CLEAR, RECOMMENDED NASONEX. SAID I HAD A BACTERIAL OR VIRAL INFECTION OF THE INNER EAR. I HAVE NO EAR ACHE OR PAIN IN MY EAR. PREVIOUS TO THIS I WAS TOLD THAT I HAVE A RETRACTED EAR DRUM. I'M NOT ACTUALLY DIZZY, JUST OFF BALANCE. DOC GAVE ME A MED FOR DIZZINESS, AND NAUSEA, NOT REALLY SICK TO MY STOMACHE, JUST A TINY BIT QUEASY. MED MAKES ME SLEEPY. SECOND DOC SAID I HAD LABYRINTHITIS, AND IT WILL GO AWAY. DON'T FEEL LIKE I HAVE AN INFECTION. HELP.

NADINE ROGERS
Thu, 5 Oct 2017
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You probably had ear infection causing labyrinthitis,which could cause you the loss of balance,You can take tab vertin 16mg tds for the same.This is non sedating and labyrinthitis clears after some time






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