Ear problem

I am having a foul smelling ear discharge from last 3 years.I do have rhinitis time to time.My one side of nose is always packed..sometimes i have to breath by mouth also...constant headache during rhinitis
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain Bangalore | General Physician
hello there.

your condition is called chronic suppurative otitis media.
CSOM in short. in CSOM, the tympanic membrane or the ear drum is perforated.
CSOM can be of 2 types based on where you have the perforation.
you should get it checked out by a ENT surgeon to find out the type of CSOM because attico-antral type of CSOM is very dangerous.


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