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What is the cause of black discharge from the ear with hearing loss ?

I have seen an ENT for 6 weeks in a row about an ear infection which will not clear up she has tried every antibacterial steroid ear drop and even flucloxacillin and amoxacillin tablets and now on antifungals. i have a scarred ear drum she said and yet again the dark green/black discharge is back and i cannot hear a thing and want to know what is wrong with my ear
Asked On : Wed, 4 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
dear bethhany, welcome to hcm.
This is suggestive of a middle ear infection. I kindly advice you to consult the same ENT specialist for a more detailed review along with the Culture and sensitivity of the discharge and a radiographic approach of the ear canal and middle ear to rule out other issues.
thank you:-)
Answered: Wed, 4 Apr 2012
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Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Nicita's  Response
Hi thank you for visiting HCmagic. Your problema could be an infection with a Resistant Bacteria (So, common antibiotics doesn't clear your infection). I suggest Amoxiciline + Clavulanato 500 mg every 8 hours plus Ciprofloxacine 500 mg every 12 hours.
Answered: Wed, 4 Apr 2012
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