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My girlfriends ear was bleeding when she woke up from her

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My girlfriend's ear was bleeding when she woke up from her nap so much so she was thinking of going to the er, but then it stopped.. Could it be from stress? What could it be indicitive of?

911Doctor :

bleeding from the ear canal? or bleeding from the earlobe?

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Customer:

from inside

911Doctor :

has she put any qtips in the ear or been trying to get wax out?

911Doctor :

also, does her ear hurt? does she have fever? does she have diabetes?

911Doctor :

standing by

Customer:

ok

911Doctor :

do you see my questions above?

911Doctor :

does her ear hurt

911Doctor :

does she have diabetes

911Doctor :

does she have fever

911Doctor :

?

Customer:

diabetes runs thick in her family

Customer:

se didnt do th eqtip deal

Customer:

no fever

911Doctor :

ok

911Doctor :

so I don't see you responding to all my questions

911Doctor :

but if bleeding is the only issue here there is no need to go to the ER

911Doctor :

the ear canal bleeds easily

911Doctor :

and sometimes without apparent cause

911Doctor :

if she does not have an earache or ear pain you do not need to go

911Doctor :

if it bleeds again she can put some tissue in the ear canal

Customer:

when would she have to go?

911Doctor :

but there is no need to go to the ER

911Doctor :

if she developed pain and fever or if the ear were draining pus

911Doctor :

bleeding alone is no reason to go

911Doctor :

standing by

Customer:

ok whew k thanks Doctor

911Doctor :

you are most welcome

911Doctor :

do you have anything else for me about this tonight?

Customer:

no i dont thankx

911Doctor :



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