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A 36-year-old member asked:

why did i wake up with so much ear pain this morning? could this be serious?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see your: doctor. You may have a middle ear infection or a Swimmer's Ear (ear canal infection). The only way to know is to be examined. Meanwhile, you can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain until you can be seen.

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Last updated Jul 28, 2015

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