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can ear infection cause neck pain
A 43-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Pediatrics
Consult your PCP: Strep throat can be complicated by the formation of an abscess with in the tonsils (tonsilar abscess) or by spreading to tissue next to the tonsils ( ... Read More
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Secondary to the response of the lymph nodes in your neck to the ear infection.
A 31-year-old female asked:
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Infections in the head, including ear infections, sinus infections, and tooth infections, can lead to swelling of the lymph nodes and pain from the in ... Read More
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unusual: Otitis media (ear infection) or rhino-sinusitis rarely cause neck pain or cervical lymphadenopathy. Certainly this is possible and only means that th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear infection: inner infection can cause dizziness, there are instances where people develop meningitis after an ear infection causing headache , it is advisable to ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
9 years experience Pediatric Dermatology
What medication: If your immune system is working well, your lymph nodes will often get enlarged and can be painful as it filters out the badness.
You did not state ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
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Yes, probably: I'm impressed you know the term tragus. Good for you! Please see your family physician for an exam and antibiotics if necessary, or even an ENT consul ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Family Medicine
Neck pain: You may have tension headache that feels like neck pain and also like headache and earache.
Neck xray would be normal in that case. It'd be nice to ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection: It may be an ear infection, but without visualizing the ear drum, no one can tell you for sure.
A female asked:
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: Naming the infection gets a little fuzzy (tonsilitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis). Most are viral infections that have typical 7-10 day span. Important ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
17 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infections: People generally refer to middle ear infections as "ear infections." outer ear infections are also fairly common. When an infection is present infecte ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest completing a course of antibiotics. If you have a fever, please see your PCP.
Sometimes more than one course of antibiotics is neede ... Read More
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