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Can mouth canker sore cause severe ear pain? I went to ent and have no fluid in ear or anything visible! Oral cancer?

Can mouth canker sore cause severe ear pain? I went to ent and have no fluid in ear or anything visible! Oral cancer?

Referred pain: Lesions in the deeper part of the mouth may cause the feeling of pain in the ear. You may wish to see your dentist for evaluation of oral health. If it is not due to oral health issues, the next step would be consult an internist to ascertain the cause of canker sores and treat the cause. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?

A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?

See your doctor: Are you expecting us to diagnose you over the internet and come up with some great medication for you to take to eliminate your symptoms quickly and easily? Either ride everything out or see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. no fever. Some sinus drainage?

Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. no fever. Some sinus drainage?

Sounds like a sinus : Problem. May not require antibiotics as usually don't give early unless meet specific criteria but there are comfort measures doc can provide for you. Feel better! ...Read more

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Can a canker sore near the back of the mouth or on the roof cause your ear on that side to hurt?

Can a canker sore near the back of the mouth or on the roof cause your ear on that side to hurt?

It might: Be a result ( the palatial ulcer) of an infection in or around the ear area, are you on meds.? , it can be a side effect of meds. , or due to bacterial imbalance from antibiotics for example , hope that help, see a doctor or preferably an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What looks like a Canker sore on soft palate. Red spots in back of throat/roof of mouth. Mouth is also yellow in color instead of pink. What is this?

That's not an easy ?: Sorry about that, but I'm certain a doctor will need to examine you to answer that question. What other physical symptoms do you have? How long has this been an issue? Any fever? Maybe mono? Maybe oral herpes? The yellow could be superficial growth of bacteria or damaged skin or it might be jaundice. So, in a nutshell this is a situation where exam is unavoidable if you want answers. Feel better! ...Read more

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For past 2 days i had a tender spot on the roof of my mouth. It hurts if food or my tongue touches it. Not canker sore maybe food burn. What can I do?

For past 2 days i had a tender spot on the roof of my mouth. It hurts if food or my tongue touches it. Not canker sore maybe food burn. What can I do?

Roof of mouth: This can't be answered without a visual examination. Have the area examined by your dentist, especially if it does not heal within 5-7 days. In the meantime, avoid anything that irritates it such as hot and/or acidic foods. ...Read more

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