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Charlie Sheen

And the REAL STORY is ....

Ear Infection

11/1/2012 10:37 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Charlie Sheen
-- contrary to the buzz that's going around H-Wood -- is NOT hospitalized for drug issues -- he's back on the set of "Anger Management" after battling a nasty ear infection.

Not to say Charlie isn't back to partying hard -- our sources say he's definitely doing that. But here's the deal with C.S. He flew Sam and Lola to NYC Saturday to spend some time with mama Denise Richards, then flew back the next day. That was just enough to trigger an ear infection, which benched Charlie from the set Tuesday.

Charlie is back to work today and at the time of this post he's doing a table read for his show.

BTW, Charlie has ear problems. Charlie had a really bad ear infection last year that was hard to shake.

That's what happens when you stick your ear where it shouldn't go.

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Aquarianne17    

My son had ear infections so bad that blood would come out of his ear. Never once did the doctor suggest hospitalization.

635 days ago
17.

StarryStarryNight    

i thought all flights had been cancelled into and out of ny on sunday.

635 days ago
18.

Binx719    

Did you see the guy who went as Charlie Sheen for Halloween? He was naked, except for a pair of sunglasses, and he had a bottle of booze and a cigarette! lol

635 days ago
19.

jackmama311    

doesn't that ear run on tiger blood?

635 days ago
20.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

Don't worry Charlie, it's probably nothing a good dose of penicillin won't cure. Or not.

635 days ago
21.

Lynn    

I don't know what Sheen's deal is but I get bad ear infections and they can HURT like a mother. The Drs wouldn't put tubes in my ears because I didn't get the infections often enough. These days most Drs won't even put them in childrens ears. The tubes can cause other problems. Now come on haters start slamming me because I commented on ear infections.

635 days ago
22.

Carl    

Maybe he watched that Family Guy episode where they were having ear sex and he decided to try it out.

635 days ago
23.

kade    

Nose & ear problems go along with a cocaine habit. Cocaine is a vasoconstrictor, it restricts the mucous membranes of the nose and sinuses. Coke addicts often have very bad chronic sinus infections, which untreated sinus infections can get into the ears or even bones around the ears. Cocaine is famous for the nose problems, some coke addicts literally have tissue in nose rotting away, that definitely leads to infection!

A lot of coke addicts always are using those nasal sprays. One way to spot someone with a coke habit.

635 days ago
24.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Is that the story they're gonna roll with? Ear infection.

635 days ago
25.

Nostradamus    

Who's to say the ear infection isn't a result of snorting coke?
Ask any ear, nose, and throat Dr., it's possible.

635 days ago
26.

Phil    

Chuck Lorre is considered by everyone and especially his crew to be the most hated and biggest azz wipe producer in Hollywood. Charlie just called him on his crap and he didn't like it.

635 days ago
27.

Politico Pablo    

Inner ear infections are a real problem. Especially if they become resistant to antibotics. They just keep coming back and suba diving or cabin air pressure all seem to aggrevate the problem.

635 days ago
28.

tamara    

I miss Charlie on 2-1/2 Men. What an amazing cast and writing. That show is hysterical!

635 days ago
29.

dropped    

this happens to people with weakened immune systems....hrm

635 days ago
30.

Majestik    

This doesn't make sense, TMZ, get the story straight.

635 days ago
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