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A 42-year-old male asked:

I have pain in my left ear and left side of my throat when i swallow.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: If it is acute then tonsillitis, larynx ulcer, nasopharyngeal infection, throat infection, acute thyroid inflammation. If not acute then chronic tonsillitis, arthritis of vocal cord, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, throat or larynx cancer, vocal cord ulcer. Im sure there are others. Just about any process in the throat can cause simultaneous throat and ear pain.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

My left ear and left side of my throat hurts when i swallow. What can I do to cure myself?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to determine : The cause of these symptoms. If gargling with warm salt water does not relieve the symptoms, you should see a doctor to exclude an infection that may require antibiotic treatment.
Last updated Mar 30, 2017


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