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A 20-year-old female asked:

Itchy throat on right side, radiating into right ear. itches worse after talking. temporarily a lot better after drinking vinegar?

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Dr. Maryam Shapland
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Infection or fluid: What you are describing are common symptoms of an ear infection or fluid behind the eardrum (which is likely from infection). This can be viral or bacterial, and your doctor will need to look in your ear to see if antibiotics are needed. Typically many ear infections are from viruses and do not need antibiotics.

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