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ears drain fluid when sleeping and have ringing of ears during

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ears drain fluid when sleeping and have ringing of ears during the day

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How long has this been going on? Is the fluid clear, cloudy etc?

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Do you have any ear pain?

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Have you recently had a cold/flu/allergies etc?

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Do you have any medical problems or take any medicines?

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Any history of severe head trauma?

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I see that you are offline. I'll switch over to the Q&A system. This system works a lot like 'text messaging' but an email is sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. We can continue to work on your question there..... :)

I look forward to your response so that we can figure out what is going on with your ears.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

has been going on for at least 6 months,no pain or head trauma,but severe itch in boot ears. fluid is clear also been having dizziness and nausea

It is possible that you have an ear infection, possibly with a fungus and that is why they itch so much and are draining. If this has spread to your middle ear it can easily cause nausea and dizziness.

I think that the only way you are going to solve this long standing problem is to have an examination by a doctor. Do you need to see an ENT specialist? If you can easily get in to see one then that, of course, would be best however most GPs can help you with this issue.

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