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Flu ear ache

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 52 years experience
No: An earache is an earache, not the flu.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: A middle ear infection usually follows some triggering event, like a cold,allergies or the flu. The ear pain may just be fluid or pressure. If it does... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a doctor: If this is early influenza you could be treated with an antiviral medication after testing. Without a diagnosis it is impossible to advise you otherw... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
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Flu-like symptoms: the symptoms you mention, are concerning for a viral infection, it could be influenza. I recommend you to wear a protective mask and go to the doctor
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
?ALLERGIES: Could be allergies or a viral infection.Take a decongestant and use saline nose drops.Take Vitamin C.You can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for ear ache... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing question: Perforations happen because the specific germ of a middle ear infection triggers rapid accumulation of germs/debris and pressure pushes through the dr... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Fever and URI: Hard to answer without more information but be sure to get re-examined if still ill
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a doctor: Cannot possibly diagnose this without an exam and it sounds serious enough to warrant a thorough evaluation. Go soon and have this taken care of. Goo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Depends: If your non-drowsy allergy relief contains a decongestant, it may keep you awake although it would provide some relief in your nasal congestion. If i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Possibly: But there is no way to accurately diagnose you over the internet. Please go and see your doctor.
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