What should be done if there is bleeding from the ear?

What should be done if there is bleeding from the ear?

In this video, Dr. Nishi Gupta, Head department of ENT, Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi, will talk about the necessary steps to be taken if bleeding from the ear occurs. She informs that in such case, try to keep the ear dry and do not try to clean the ear. Seek immediate attention. If there is mild infection then it can be cured. But in accidental case, there can be fracture of the temporal bone or simple laceration of the skin of the external auditory canal. She tells that in some cases, the facial nerve is damaged during accident. Depending on the examination and findings, appropriate treatment is initiated.

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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