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Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes: Ear infections can cause headaches, but they can also produce other complications. It is always best to check with your doctor.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Middle ear infxn: It is typically caused by blockage of the eustachian tube that connects the middle ear to the nose, trapping fluid and germs in the middle ear which s ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Morgan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Imbalanced : Yes. On Otitis Media can cause imbalance to happen, affecting the inner ear. Labyrinthitis and Meniere's, usually caused by Viral Upper Respiratory i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Ear pain from infect: Please know that pain in general (in this case most likely due to the ear proper) does set one up for a generalized state of discomfort, and in a give ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: Will it? Probably not. Could it. Yes but this is extremely rare. See your doctor if you have persistent sinus infectious symptoms.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: Have ear examined by physician. Have teeth examined by dentist. While referred pain is a well known phenomenon, this is not a normal pathway.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: The nerve that controls ear drum pain is a branch of the nerve supplying the teeth on the same side. There can be crossover pain where a tooth problem ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Usually upper respiratory viral illnesses/infection cause inflammation of the nasal cavity and eustachian tube. This inflammation leads to swelling o ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection: If you mean "methamphetamine" the answer is no, unless you are smearing the meth onto the penis and irritating the skin. If you mean MRSA the answer i ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: These are separate areas of the body that have no direct connection.However, they do share a nerve supply and some people can have tooth pain during ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: The facial nerve travels just behind the ear drum on its way to supply the muscles of facial expression including the muscles of the upper and lower l ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: You will have a conductive hearing loss because of the fluid behind the ear drum. Once the infection has resolved, your hearing will return.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Zuckerberg
42 years experience Dentistry
Indirect correlation: Gum disease is a very unlikely cause of tinnitus, however a severe dental infection either tooth or gum related of one of the rear molars can on rare ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: The nerves to your ear also go to your jaw and so pain in one area can feel like it is in another. Most commonly, people with temporomandibular joint ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Antibiotics do not cause sinus infections directly. There is the possibility that being on them for another reason can disrupt the balance of bacteri ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vandana Kumra
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: There is no connection between the two problems.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Pain: An infected molar can cause you to, have pain near your ear. It will not typically cause an ear infection, but there could be pain. See a dentist as ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Otitis Externa: Infection of the enternal ear canal can cause swelling.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Inner ear infection can lead to ringing (tinnitus) as it affects the semicircular canals. Fluid behind the ear occurs as a result of healing and can l ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can: The olfactory (smell) nerve fibers are located in the upper nose in a small area. Swelling from infection can block the smell molecules from getting ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It can be: If the infection spreads to the back of the throat, the ear canal drains in this area. The swelling from the infection can cause the ear canal to be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
No, an ear infection: does not do that. However, you can certainly have a throat infection along with the ear infection, or an upper respiratory infection with the ear infe ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Neither: There is no statistical basis proving that bacteria or viruses absolutely trigger more ear infections in contacts. Having said that, ear infections ar ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
No: Lower molars may refer pain or other symptoms to the ear so see your dentist for evaluation.

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