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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain: You have constant pain for 2 days that is bad enough you feel it needs to bt treated, you should be examined. It maybe a minor or viral infection but ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Leap
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Suggestions.: If the ear is tender to the touch in the canal, or if it's draining and the canal is swollen, there are drops in the pharmacy for 'swimmer's ear' that ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
22 years experience Pediatrics
Go to a doctor: I suggest seeing a doctor for these concerning symptoms. This is not a problem I would suggest trying "home remedies" to treat.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
21 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: There are several conditions that can cause earpain and for proper treatment the patient needs to be examined. In the meantime, the most effective pai ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
OIL: If there are no ear tubes or ear drainage, take 2-3 drops of warm, not hot, mineral or olive oil. Place in the affected ear and cover with a heating p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Eustachian tube: The ear/nose/thorat area is interconnected. The eustachian tube connects the ear canal to the rest ; sensitive to changes of pressure. When you are ta ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Salt water: Try salt water nose spray or a neti, which may help.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Abrasion: The ear canal skin is extremely thin and sensitive. Any abrasion with a finger nail of cotton swab (which should never be placed in the ear canal) ma ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: You should see an ENT doc and have him/her look in the ear
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Swimmers ear drops: Over the counter swimmers ear drops might be effective. If increasing pain, fever or drainage then call your doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Kaufer
23 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: It is possible you have an ear infection and it would be best to have it evaluated so proper treatment can be started.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Anxiety treatment: Seeking treatment with a psychotherapist would be a great start. Evaluation of the underlying issues that have you obsessed with your tonsils despit ... Read More

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