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Can you get herpes simplex in your (inner) ear?

Can you get herpes simplex in your (inner) ear?

Herpes Zoster Oticus: May be what you are referring to. This is actually caused by the varicella virus (chicken pox). See ramsey hunt syndrome. I am not aware of pathology of the inner ear proven to be caused by herpes simplex but it seems plausible. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Do your ears hurt when you get herpes?

Do your ears hurt when you get herpes?

Yes: When you get shingles, which is produced by a herpes virus, affecting your ears, it is accompanied by severe pain, amongst other symptoms. ...Read more

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I have herpes 1&2 i get tingling on buttocks and head? Is this normal?

I have herpes 1&2 i get tingling on buttocks and head? Is this normal?

Herpes simplex: Can be early symptoms of herpes outbreak. When this subliminal pain occurs it is not always followed by full blown lesions. It is not clear why different presentations occur in different individuals. ...Read more

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What to do if you get water in your ear?

What to do if you get water in your ear?

Swimmer's ear drops: Over the counter swimmer's ear drops are safe and effective unless you have a hole in your eardrum or tubes in the ears. ...Read more

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How do you get a foreign body out of your ear?

How do you get a foreign body out of your ear?

Variety of methods: If object does not absorb water try the direct flush method in the shower. Do not try this with objects that could expand when wet. If object is a bug you may try floating it out with a few drops of oil. If object is visible and you feel safe it is possible to grab it with tweezers. This requires a steady hand and ear. If object is really wedged then visit your local practitioner. ...Read more

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