Why does the ear keep discharging even after ear surgery?

Why does the ear keep discharging even after ear surgery?

In this video, Dr. Nishi Gupta, Head department of ENT, Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi, will discuss why the patients keeps complaining post-surgery that the ear is discharging. She confirms that even if the ear is discharging, the ear is safe. Surgery has made unsafe ear into safe ear and the fluid which is collected in the cavity flows out in the form of discharge. Intermittently the patient has to seek treatment and with 3-4 days, the patient is fine.

Dr. Nishi Gupta

Dr. Nishi Gupta is a ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist. She has been a practicing ENT surgeon for last 15 years. Spent lot of time perfecting her specialization and in microsurgery of ear. Trained from Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London. A highly proficient endoscopic and microlaryngeal surgeon. Has written a book on Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy - A revolution. She completed MBBS from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1986, MS - Otorhinolaryngology from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1989 and DNB - Otorhinolaryngology from National Board of Examination in 1994.

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