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A 24-year-old female asked:

Had dizzy spell , inner ear congested, area under ear on neck hurts to touch . also sore throat , nasal congestion. tests for flu & strep throat neg.

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Since you had flu: and strep tests, I'm assuming you had your whole body examined. Did they mention if you had fluid behind your eardrum? It sounds like you could have a middle or inner ear infection. I would follow up with your doctor and be examined again. You may need some lab work done or a referral to a specialist if the doctor you're seeing can't find a reason for your symptoms.

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