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can ear infection cause neck pain

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edith Allen
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
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Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Secondary to the response of the lymph nodes in your neck to the ear infection.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Karten
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
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Dr. Bernstein Joel
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
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:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
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
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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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:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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:
Dr. Corey Clay
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:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
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:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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