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I Have Had a Cholesteatoma Removed and Ear Drum Repaired Two Weeks Ago and It Still Weeping Blood, is This Normal?

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Bloody ear drainage

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as the blood and packing in the ear break down, it forms blood tinged fluid.  It may go on for another couple weeks.  Most of it is gone by six weeks.  Make sure you mention it to your surgeon at the next visit.


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