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My 83 year old mother had blood coming out of her ears the

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my 83 year old mother had blood coming out of her ears the other day. what can be the reason for this ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. The possiblitities are ruptured eardrums. an infection of the ear canals, or trauma to the canals from a foreign object like a QTip.

Even if the bleeding has stopped she needs to have a doctor check her ears right away

Let me know if you need any more information please