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is ear ache a symptom of cholesteatoma

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: An earache is an earache, not the flu.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
22 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: Did you just have a tooth extracted? If so you may have or be getting an infection, go back to your dentist for a consult.
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Dr. Thomas Marxen
36 years experience Periodontics
Thanks for asking!: An ear ache can be an early sign of a dry socket. Dry sockets usually happen in the lower jaw which can produce severe throbbing pain. See your surg ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Frequently children go swimming in the summer. There is a type of ear infection of the outer ear canal. This can become severe and does merit treatmen ... Read More
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Tonsillitis : Probably ... see a GP ... you should consider a course of antibiotics to treat streptococcal infection.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Possibly: Anxiety can mimic most anything, but more commonly leads a person to magnify existing problems out of proportion to their true level. It is such a com ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen ear : The concern is that it is an ear infection and it was not treated with the drops provided. You should see a doctor in person.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Symptoms overlap: le reflux and gastric acid reflux are separate conditions. Whether bile is important in GERD is controversial. Bile is often suspected of contributin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
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

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