What are the causes of bleeding from the ear?

What are the causes of bleeding from the ear?

In this video, Dr. Nishi Gupta, Head department of ENT, Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi, will explain the causes of bleeding. Bleeding from the ear when seen in children has multiple factors. The acute suppurative otitis media is the main cause of bleeding. In case of severe infection, then bleeding occurs along with pus discharge. This infection is curable with help of antibiotics. Dr. Nishi explains that in adults, the cause of bleeding is due to the trauma. They clean their ear and damage the sensitive area of external auditory canal.

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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