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Woke with blood comng out ear ?

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woke with blood comng out ear ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
whats best thing do ?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,This can be scary but most often a benign harmless cause.Can be due to the external ear canal trauma.Eardrum rupture is another possible cause.Sometimes a cyst from the canal lining can burst open causing bleeding.Less commonly, this can be due to the brain hemorrhage which usually causes severe headache as well.Please do get it checked by your doctor.If the bleeding is continuous then you should go to the local hospital.You can clean the blood gently with cotton wisp. Best wishes, It was my pleasure to help you today. If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the smiley faces) under this chat box only.Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions! This is the link to my profile: http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
You can clean the ear with diluted peroxide solution. Best wishes