There are several reasons why your ears canals may have an unpleasant smell. This can include excessive wax or outer ear canal infection (Otitis externa). The fact that you now have a discharge suggests that there is definitely some form of infection. I would recommend that you consult with a medical practitioner who would supply you with the necessary treatment options. The use of perfumes etc will only make the infection worse and can be harmful to the ear. Some people's ear canals are more sensitive and can be affected by shampoo and other cosmetic products.
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