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A 19-year-old female asked about a 19-year-old male:

he seems to be having ear pain, pressure build up and shooting pains & a white mucus covering. what is this & is there any over-the-counter drugs?!

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Please clarify: What is the 'white mucus covering'? Your question is vague. Otc meds can work for pain, congestion and such. If the illness lasts for more than a day or two, please seek care at nhs or your private doctor.

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