It Feels Fluid In The Ear After Stopping Using Ear Drops?
Hi, About 2.5 months ago I underwent tympanoplasty, before the operation I did have omsk 3 times in 4 years but never had fluid discharge more than 1 week each time after infection. After surgery, from 2 weeks after surgery to the present my ears actually come out of fluids, had stopped when given eardrop therapy but only 1 week after returning fluid came out mid-January and then I was just allowed to stop using eardrop, but after 1 week I felt fluid again. Is this normal in the process of healing after tympanoplasty?
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Basically a small amount of blood and discharge from the ear is normal for several days after surgery. Pain in the ear is also normal for a few days after surgery, and symptoms such as full ears and hearing loss (which may be worse than before surgery) are also normal for several weeks after surgery, and will improve on their own within 2-3 months. If there is quite a lot of fluid coming out of your ear, the fluid looks the same as before the operation, the discharge that comes out like pus, smells bad, still comes out after 2-3 months after surgery, then it is not normal. You should check yourself with your ENT doctor again for further evaluation and treatment.
You should really pay attention to the instructions given by your doctor after surgery. You must keep your ears from entering water at all during the healing process, and you must also control routinely according to the schedule given by your doctor. For now, immediately schedule for control to your ENT doctor again, and in the meantime, be careful when you take a shower so that water does not get into your ears, do not pry your ears with a cotton bud, ear probe, or your fingers and nails.
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