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A 28-year-old female asked:

bad cold virus for 5 days now. eye infection in both eyes. left ear starting to hurt. is that normal?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Common: Common with a viral infection. The viruses often affect the lining of the eye causing itching redness and tearing. They also inflame the tissues in the back of the throat and can plug the eustachian tube which drains the middle ear. This can cause pressure, popping and pain.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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