Child’s Ear Secretes Pus And Blood?
It has been more than 1 month that my child has an earache, initially he often felt itchy left ear discharge pus discharge and smells unpleasant until finally transmitted to the right, I have had to go to the clinic and only ointment along with antibiotic medication, without being seen use the tool what happened on the inside of my child’s ears, not long after I saw the smell began to decrease and the right side of the infected first recovered, but the left I still smell a little unpleasant odor, in the end I took it again to the nearest health center, wherever the reason is the same as when I first went to the clinic, the effect of drinking ice or eating ciki, and coughing or runny nose, antibiotics but there was no maximum results, and until now my son’s ears are bleeding and pus and give off a bad odor, is my child experiencing sickness called congean
Hello Ms. Fauziah
Congean itself is a colloquial term that generally refers to a medical condition called otitis media, or infection of the middle ear. The symptoms of otitis media are
Often scratching, tugging, or holding ears. Fever Decreased appetite When it occurs to children generally becomes irritable and irritable Difficulty sleeping at night Pain in the inner ear from the ear canal (which actually belongs to the middle ear) Removing fluid, blood, and / or a foul odor. The cause of the emergence of otitis media can be influenced by viral or bacterial infections in the middle ear, such as for example the frequent entry of fluids (when bathing or swimming), colds (because the ear canal nose and throat are connected to each other, so if there is a problem in other parts can affect the state of the ear as well), habit of prying ears.
In general, the condition of otitis media can heal by itself in a few days so there is no need for treatment by a doctor, but it also needs to persan and patients to make sure that the ear does not enter the water (when bathing, swimming) and take care to avoid things that can causes coughs, colds, sore throat, etc.
Therefore, it is necessary to have your child checked by an ENT specialist doctor so that more information can be obtained that can be used as a basis to ascertain whether what is experienced by his child is really affected by otitis media / congean or some other medical condition that resembles that. . As for some suggestions for her child, make sure you don't take in water when bathing, avoid foods that can trigger colds, drink plenty of water, vegetables and fruits, and consume drugs according to doctor's recommendations.
Thus the information that can be conveyed