A 16-year-old female asked:
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have ear infection (otitis externa) swelling has gone down, but pain inside and around ear still. stiff neck and a little hearing loss ?

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection: Temporary hearing loss can happen with the infection. The stiff neck might be referred pain from the ear, or you can have a muscular strain if you were favoring that side due to the pain. If not better with the ear then get re evaluated to see if you need different drops.
Answered on Sep 24, 2020
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