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is ear ache a symptom of middle ear infection

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Try again: A middle ear infection should include decreased hearing. Pus in the nose running over the opening to the eustachian tube could cause ear pain. If i ... Read More
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Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Go back to doctor: The antibiotic might not have helped depending on type of bacteria and severity of infection. It will be advantageous for you to go back to your doct ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Brown
37 years experience Dentistry
See another doctor: Jaw pain can be associated with dental problems, trauma, infection, or serious illness. It should be investigated more throughly than simply using med ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selina Tsogang
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Cilodex Ear Drops : An examination of your E.N.T (Ear,Nose,Throat) system is needed , so that we can determine if it's your sinuses that are causing the ear infection. Yo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: The temperature you cite is not much of one, and swimmers ear is usually fever free. However you could have a middle ear infection that has perforated ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Rogu
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hard to tell: A sore throat is generally associated with many illnesses. In order to have an ear infection folks generally have some associated cold symptoms first ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: Those symptoms can go hand in hand. Has he seen a physician for this?
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Variable: The middle ear is the space behind the ear drum. Symptoms could include pain, pressure, hearing loss, drainage, dizziness, ringing noise. If suspected ... Read More
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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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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Olds
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bacterial and viral : Ear infections are more common in children due to their anatomy and predisposition for upper respiratory infections. When the eustachian tube fails t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Symptoms & diagnosis: An ear che is a symptom. An ear infection is a diagnosis of what is causing the symptom. Not all symptoms are caused by one of the possible diagnoses ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: These structures are not set up to permit such a treatment. The only point where the middle ear has an opening is buried in the back of your throat.

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