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Hole above ear fills with pus : Fistula ?

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My child has a small (extra) hole above each of her ears. My doctor nce told me the name of this condition she was born with, but I forgot. Do you know what this is called? Pus will sometime gather in the hole and I will gently squeeze it to clear the hole


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replied August 8th, 2007
Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Answer A3028
An abnormal hole filled with pus could be the outer opening of a fistula. I believe that your child’s doctor would have written the diagnosis in the medical documentation. You can check in the medical documentation to get clear about what might be causing the condition.


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