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sharp pain in ear when swallowing

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Need: Otoscopic and oral examination. Similar symptoms can occur with ear impaction or infection and dental infection
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Spray, lozenge, exam: Throat and ear pain are often related - an infection (viral or bacterial) in either can irritate both. If you are running a fever over 101, or if the ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Gargle with salt H2O: You need to call your doctor to get an appointment to be seen. In the meantime, you can rinse with warm salt water, gargle with it and that can help ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear pain: it sounds like you may have inner ear pressure. pressure can be caused by fluid development behind the tympanic membrane (ear drum) and this could be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Try this: get a clean sock, about 1/2 cup uncooked rice, tie it in a knot, heat in microwave about 30 seconds. The warmth usually helps. Get check soon, sooner ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Without an exam it is very difficult to know what is in your ear, but generally obstruction to the eustacian tube may produce pain, and anything helpi ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Need more info: How long have you had it? What was inciting factors leading up to it? How long have you had the raspier voice? When did the pain start? Do you have as ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
TMJ: This sound like you may have inflammation in your temporomandibular joint. This can sometimes be hard to treat. It is usually caused by grinding you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
40 years experience Psychiatry
Unclear.: You may have a viral syndrome. What you describe is not a usual complication of ECT. But you should inform the ECT doctor and the anesthesiologist: ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Warm moist heat: To ear and that side of your face and you can try tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen until you can see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Emran
16 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Go to the urgent care today so a doctor can examine your ear for an infection or ear drum perforation.

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