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Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call doctor: Call your physician to get an appointment to get your ear looked at, then appropriate medication can be prescribed.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doctor: Need to see a doctor to assist with diagnosis and select appropriate treatment.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Call or see your: Doctor, you could have an otitis externa or other problem after the ear irrigation. Also get your acid reflux addressed.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Ear itch: Itcing usually suggest allergy. Dullness of hearing could be ear wax . However, the combination suggest possible nerve irritation or damage......Conta ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
Yes, But Not Usually: At times, root canal therapy can be painful; i promise that is the exception and not the normal! if that is the case, your dentist should be able to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This type of ear infection is treated with prescription antibiotic ear drops. The otc swimmer's ear drops can help prevent swimmer's ear, but they are ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Pain Post Treatment: Root canal therapy removes infection from the inside of the tooth. Abscessed teeth have infection also in the boney socket. This is also inflamed and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Complete cleaning: By proper, i take it to refer to the actual treatment. Complete cleaning of each canal is a must along with ultrasonic disinfection. Sealing is critic ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treat the ear: Assuming you didn't have vertigo initially: if you have both an ear infection and vertigo, then it is very likely that the ear infection caused the v ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: An ear infection can give a symptom of tooth pain and a tooth infection can be perceived as ear pain. Internal pain is referred or broadcast to certai ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Root canal ear pain: It is common to have radiating pain to the ear. The toxins in an abscess tooth irritate the tooth nerve which travels to your brain. The nerve goes th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection: Your question is unclear, but if youve had a chronic infection with drainage i would suggest you talk to your entabout the possibility of a cholesteat ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Yes: Anibiotics probably should be given or such a swelling. The bigger question should be why are you swollen. This could be a sign of an underlying pro ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
19 years experience Dentistry
Treatment is best: I try to save natural teeth as long as possible. Depending on how deep a cavity is or how much additional damage there is to a tooth can really be the ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear dermatitis /numb: Is it just dermatitis (eczema) or psoriasis? and though not the usual rash make sure with numbness it is not lyme disease. Sometimes get scalp dermat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Retracted ear drums are probably result of infection not the cause.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Paulhus
26 years experience Pediatrics
Age matters : I'm a pediatrician, but hope i can still give you helpful advice. In babies and children, we treat ear infex based on the degree of illness and/or di ... 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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: yes,periodontal disease,gingivitis,and dental abscess can cause adenopthy
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
23 years experience Dentistry
Sinus medication: Try tylenol (acetaminophen) sinus or Motrin sinus.
A member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
It could: See a dentist asap. The abscess can grow and you could end up in the emergency room to avoid death.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
????: If there is chronic problem of the tooth, the tooth may need to be extracted. Get a second opinion from a couple doctors before having anymore denta ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
No: The Trigeminal nerve is not near your upper teeth. A branch called the maxillary division of the Trigeminal provides enervation to your upper teeth. ... Read More

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