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It all started with a discharge from my left ear, like wax,

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It all started with a discharge from my left ear, like wax, just thinner. Since 3 days it hurts when I sleep on my left side and also when I press the Thyroids. Could that be drainage from the Thyroids? A year ago I had like a size of an egg where the Thyroids are. It went away. Do I have to worry?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the ear issue? Have you had any colds or flus recently?

No

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have COPD, Asthma

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Doctor: Dr. A, Board Certified MD replied 1 month ago

The discharge is NOT from your thyroid I can assure you of that. You may have an ear infection which is why you have pain on your left side and discharge. You should see your doctor as you may need antibiotic ear drops. Hope that helps.

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