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A 25-year-old female asked:

i am a 25 year old female that is yet to be allergic to something. last two days i have had a red, sore throat and incredibly itchy ears.

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Viral: The red sore throat is likely from a viral infection which however does not usually cause itchy ears. Perhaps you have a fungal infection in the external ear canals often from getting water into the ears. If so, you will need to consult your doctor to get you some antifungal ear drops (+/-) cortisone. I don't believe these two conditions are more coincidental than connected however.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2015

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