Middle ear infection is common cause of discharge from the ear, Otitis media occurs when bacteria or viruses make their way into the middle ear.
CAUSES OF EAR PUS
Pus or cloudy fluid coming from the ear can be a sign of an ear infection in the ear canal or middle ear, The ear canal is the tube that joins the outer ear to the middle ear, Ear infections can happen due to a cold, flu, or injury to the ear, Some people are more prone than others to frequent ear infections, An ear infection is a more serious condition may be accompanied by pus or other drainage, Pus is usually associated with bacterial buildup.
PREVENTIONS OF EAR PUS
- avoid inserting any objects into the ear.
- carefully dry the outside of the ears after getting them wet
- using earplugs in the ear when swimming to help keep water out and prevent infection
- blowing the nose gently, not forcefully
TREATMENTS OF EAR PUS
To help ease earache, people can use a warm compress on their ear or take over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen, and anti biotics.