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Experience:  MBBS/FCPS(Internal medicine/cardiology) MRCP(R) U.K
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I am 78 yrs and wear hearing aids. Within the last couple of

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I am 78 yrs young and wear hearing aids. Within the last couple of weeks I have noticed a dampness and a mild foul odor when I take out my hearing aid in my left ear. There is no excess wax or other matter present.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.

This can be fungal or bacterial infection, you need to properly sanitize of change the ear piece if it is old. Thank you.