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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have some kind ear pain, with redness in eardrum, also when swollowing pain worseness. with small white spot inside mouth.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Otitis media: Redness of an ear drum can only be visualized by looking through an otoscope and this indicates inflammation/infection of the middle ear. Antibiotics are generally prescribed to treat this. If your throat is also very sore, a rapid throat culture to check for strep can be done.
Last updated Apr 10, 2017

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