Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2010/05/06

Q.

URGENT PLEASE HELP - LIQUID IN 3 MONTH''S EAR

PLEASE HELP I TOOK MY 3 MONTH DAUGHTER TO THE DOC BECAUSE LIQUID OR WAX WAS COMING OUT OF HER EAR AND IT WAS SMELLY - THE DOC PUT HER ON AN ANTIBIOTIC CALLED VELOXY - THIS WAS FROM LAST WEDNESDAY AND SHE IS STILL THE SAME - WHAT DO I DO NOW - SHE DOESNT CRY OR ANYTHING BUT HER EARS IS SMELLY

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The most likely cause of your very young baby's smell and discharge of her ear is an ear infection.It is possible that she has developed a small perforation of her eardrum. She must either be seen by a paediatrician or by an ENT specialist so that the correct diagnsis can be made.

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