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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
It might: The nerve that brings sensation to the face passes through a canal in the skull close to the middle ear, so inflammation there could cause nerve sympt ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Tingling: An ear infection can produce pain on the side of your face and head, but usually not tingling of the face, unless the infection is producing swelling ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: The ear infection dose not cause itching in roof of mouth ,it cause pain on side of ear.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear Infection: You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to help with pain. Take whatever oral or topical antibiotics that your provider prescribed for the r ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Frequent combo: Yes an ear infection can cause these symptoms. You may need medical evaluation. Use of a decongestant may also help to reduce swelling and normalize e ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inner ear: Usually tinnitus is a symptom of hearing loss, or damage to the inner ear. Wax in the ear canal can make tinnitus or ringing seem louder because you d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Ear pain: Sinus infection and ear infection can cause above symptoms. Tooth infection can cause jaw/ear pain but not nasal congestion. Severe allergies can caus ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Pain, hearing issue: In acute otitis there is pain, decrease hearing in kids fever, vomiting and sometimes abdominal pain. In chronic form it decrease in hearing might be ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Eustachian Tube: A clogged ear with no infection or fluid in the ear is usually the result of a poorly functioning eustachian tube. This is the connection from the mid ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sinus: Sounds like it could be. Discuss with your health care team where ever you are. They will know what is going around.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: I believe it can. When an eardrum is red and inflamed it generates heat so to me it has always made sense that the ear infected side might have a high ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fluid in ears: You may have fluid in your ears from the pond. You should consult an ENT physician for help.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dentist: You nasal symptoms may or may not be related to your ear problem. Your symptoms however are more suggestive of a temporomandibular joint problem. Sugg ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably: But would need more info. You might benefit from use of a decongestant since it is possible there is fluid in the middle ear behind the eardrum which ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor.: Doctors can help by providing adequate treatment, usually antibiotics if there is an infection. If it's multiple infections you might get referral fo ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Mastoiditis : or inflammation of the bony area behind your ear, this is an extension if the middle ear infection. You need to see your doctor again or an ENT doctor ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Cold?: This sound like you have a cold. This includes all the symptoms of the usual cold. No treatment is needed at this time unless you feel you need sympt ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Swimmers ear: Swimmers ear usually presents as pain in the external parts of the ear--often the canal itself but can extend to the lobe. It is treated with drops us ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: It can become painful if the wax is dry, packed in and aggravated by q-tips. It does not cause infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ringing ears.: You may have wax in your ears. See a doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I see no reason to alter your regular routine if you have a middle ear infection.Water from the shower will not interfere with your recovery.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: During any ear infection there is a temporary reduction in hearing due to the muck in the middle ear for up to 2-4 wks.Most adults will improve within ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: I'd recommend getting it looked at if it hurts. An ear infection could be crackly, cut crackly doesn't mean ear infection.

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