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Blocked Ear Tonsilitis
Right side tonsillitis. Stiff neck, ear fullness, TONGUE FEELS PULLED&SLIGHTLY PAINFUL ON RIGHT SIDE&bumps on it deep in throat. Possible tongue cancer?
Unilateral tongue sx: Key issue is how long this has been going on. Most likely at your age, the symptoms are related to a localized infectious process, perhaps a peritonsillar abscess, with an immune reaction leading the tongue and other lymphoid tissue to respond, close off your tubes, enlarge nodes in your neck and even along your tongue. If persistent, go for exam. Oral cancer rare @22, but not impossible w. HPV ...Read more
1yr10months boy; high temperature, convulsions earlier in the day, ear infection, possibly tonsillitis 2. Mild flu; blocked nose, cough. Medication?
Febrile seizures: If he has an ear infection it is due to the mucus which has backed up from the nose. You can help the problem by using salt water nose drops, a vaporizer, and bulb syringe to such up the mucus. Antibiotics such as Amoxil for the ear infection itself. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil for fever control. Warm baths when you see the temp riding rapidly or over 102 to try and prevent future seizuring. ...Read more
Ear Pain: Yes, it is known as "referred otalgia". Sometimnes the brain confuses you on the location of the pain. Due to neurolgic input frequently you will experience ear pain from seemingly unrelated areas in the head and neck. Tonsillitis is a common one. The ear pain will go away with the throat pain. ...Read more
I have been suffering from extreme ear pain since last night. I suspect that it is due to the cold that I got. I also have tonsillitis. Any help?
I’m just getting over tonsillitis and I just woke up with a slight sensation of some kind of resonance within my left ear when I speak. Why?
Constant headaches for a month used to be left side now mostly on right side along by ear pain when lying down. Also have tonsilitis on left side?
Time to c ur doctor: You may very well have upper respiratory tract infection involving your throat, sinuses and ears, causing all what you have, see your doctor or go to ER for evaluation and Rx medications, good luck ...Read more
Painful swallowing when yawning and drinking also hurts ears. On and off goes away with pain killers. No other symp. Lemierres? Tonsillitis? Strep?
I have a pain in my ear, with eating, and white patches on my tonsil for 10 days I took 3 antibiotics but nothing, is it tonsil stone or tonsilitis?!
Ears and patches: Please put all your meds together and let your doctor see what is being done. He/she will very carefully examine you and make a decision about your treatments. ...Read more
I had tonsillitis and took antibiotics for ten days, but now my ear drum hurts when I swallow? Should I be concerned?
Exam needed: It is quite possible that the eardrum is inflamed/infected although if your throat is still inflamed, this could be referred pain. Have your physician examine your ear drum as antibiotics may be indicated if it is inflamed. ...Read more
I have all symptoms of bacterial tonsillitis except fever, also both (inner) ears are sore and have been for 4 days now. Is it time to see a doctor?
My 4 year is always clearing his throat or coughing. Starting couple months ago. Was treated 4 double ear infect and tonsillitis. Underlying issue?
4yr old had severe tonsillitis for 6mths, had to try diff antibiotic. Now has rash resemble ring worm on chest, neck & sores behind ears & in head. Ichy?
Not likely: In general, tonsillitis can cause obstructive symptoms in the throat, not the nose. For the nose, the adenoids (upper throat, behind the nose) can cause nasal obstruction. A nasal septum deviation or turbinate enlargement is very likely to contribute to nasal blockage. Adenoids can contribute to ear infections. Tonsil and adenoid problems can contribute to sleep apnea problems. See an ent. ...Read more
I'm on antibiotics for tonsillitis and almost done with them, but my lymph node behind my left ear is sore and has a bump in it what can I do?
Lymohadenopathy: This lymph node has been doing its job and the enlargement engendered while helping to contain your tonsillar infection is producing the tenderness you are experiencing. This should recede and become non-tender in time, but if not, then seek medical assistance. Good luck, . ...Read more
I'm being treated for a sinus infection, an ear infection, and tonsillitis with amoxicillin. My symptoms seem worse now (after 5 days) is this normal?
Posterior cervical node is pea sized, ENT says tonsillitis. I had no symptoms except for ear soreness is that common?
If lymph node: Is less than 1 cm, it is most likely insignificant. If it persists or enlarges, go back to ENT for recheck. ...Read more
How to distinguish between tonsil stones and tonsillitis? I have white patches on 1 tonsil, no fever or pain. Ear hurts when I blow my nose, however.
Regardless: You have to have them removed since they started giving you problems at your age. . ...Read more
I have bacterial tonsillitis lastnight my ear started to ache, I put some olive oil on a cotton bud then this morning there was blood soaked in it help?
See an ENT doctor: Tonsillar infection may produce swelling or other inflammatory changes involving the eustacian tube which opens from the middle ear just behind the tonsillar crypt. You may then get either infection or pressure in the middle ear causing the tympanic membrane (eardrum) to perforate. You should be seen and examined by an expert in this area. ...Read more
Got tonsillitis yesterday. Last night bad headache, pressure behind eyes. Reduced hearing in ear, stiff neck, light sensitivity. What is it?
Sounds like an infe-: -ction with a significant component of sinus involvement. U should B Cn by Ur PCP 4 a strep screen as well as a hands on exam. If deemed bacterial antibiotics R in order, if viral, the treatment is symptomatic. ...Read more
Can unilateral singular white tonsil spot, earache, puffy vein behind ear (with pulse? Possible gland), small neck gland 8mths ++ be tonsillitis?
My left tonsil is sore and swollen and I also have a small hard sore bump below my left ear on my jaw. Is it tonsillitis and the bump is a lymphnode?
Several possible: Reasons. In case this is an infection, it would be best to get it checked out in person. ...Read more
I have swelling of the salivary glands (under my ears and jaw line) and redness and swelling of the tonsils. Mumps or tonsillitis?
Seasonal flu: If it does not resolve in 2 weeks, or it keeps getting worse see your doctor. ...Read more
Right side only: tonsil very swollen, burns, neck pain, ear pain w/ ringing. Dr said it's not ear infection or strep (quick culture). Tonsillitis?
Maybe: Naming the infection gets a little fuzzy (tonsilitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis). Most are viral infections that have typical 7-10 day span. Important to rule out strep (moreso for children) because it is treatable and may have serious effects if not treated. Any inflammation in this tight area can cause lymphoid/tonsil swelling, ear discomfort, soreness. Worst case may be abscess under the tissue ...Read more
I had a tonsillotomy 6 weeks ago for tonsil stones. I caught flu 2 weeks later, which caused an ear infection with severe pain and deafness. 3 weeks later I can't hear in 1 ear and now have tonsillitis - tonsils have grown back. No ABs prescribed.
Ear/tonsil problem: Sounds like you may have developed eustachian tube dysfunction from the flu with fluid in the middle ear, but cannot be sure. You could have developed a secondary bacterial middle ear infection that antibiotics could help. In general, no antibiotics need for the flu virus. You should have had your tonsils removed completely, so that you would not continue to have problems. ...Read more
Can tonsillitis cause your tongue to swell? And can you have tonsillitis without fever? Throat hurts and swollen lymph node behind ear
Tonsilitis & tongue: Tonsillitis is a term to describe swollen tonsils. The tonsils swell to help fight off infection. The tongue may also swell in the presence of bacterial or viral infection. A newer concern regarding tonsillitis has to due with sleep apnea. Tonsillitis can obstruct your airway and should be evaluated for size once the infection is gone. ...Read more
Diagnosed with tonsillitis on Monday & given a z-pak. On last pill-Fever & aches are gone but throat, ears, neck, lymph nodes, & jaw still VERY sore?
Zithromax: Well, there's no easy answer to this one. .. First, Zithromax has a long half life and will continue to work for another 5 days. So it's possible that it just hasn't eradicated the infection yet. Although, it's possible that your "brand" of bacterial tonsilitis could be resistant to Zithromax. Best to check in with your doctor just to be sure. ...Read more