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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes lump in ears?

hi, i have a problem with my ear, i always have, as a child i had to have gromits when they were taken out i constantly suffered from earaches and ear has always had a yellowy/green substance which smells come from it a few months ago it stopped and then i found a lump in my neck to which i have been told by my gp to blow holding my nose and unblock it, but when i do this there is a very loud screeching noise, my ear then feels very full and itchy and i can then get a little of the fluid that is in there what could this be
Mon, 12 May 2014
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Hi there,

It looks like you have got infection in ear, may be ASOM (acute suppurative otitis media) a bacterial infection, or may be there is perforation of ear drum due to chronic infection,you are required a local examination and a course of antibiotics to cure it,please visit a near by ENT doctor.

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