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Ear Hurts Also Have A Cold
I have a sore throat, congestion, plugged ears, and tightness in the back of my neck. Does it sounds like a cold or sinus infection?
URI: It is clear you have an upper respiratory infection. Whether you have a sinus infection on top of that is a tricky question to answer in a doctor's office, let alone on this forum. Sinusitis is usually accompanied by facial pain. If you're not in pain i wouldn't think sinusitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a cold/sore throat. Scratched my ear, now a day later ear is plugged and sharp pains. Could I have scratch/torn it or have an ear infection?
You could have: either a scratch, fluid behind your ear drum and/or an infection. Please have your doctor examine you so that you can know for sure and get the proper treatment. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, ears are sore congested nose and a head ache. I also have been having hot and colds and when you touch my skin it is sore?
I have a sore throat and a stuffy nose and sore muscles, do I have a cold or the flu? It is cold outside
Weather not reason: You can get ill with the flu at any time of the year, not just in winter. Typically, colds and flu are different since the flu will give you the body aches and chills more strongly than a cold. Both are caused by viruses so antibiotics don't help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My throat feels dry I have a pressure head ache and slight cough can this be allergies or a cold ?
Either: At this time of year allergy is more frequent. ...Read more
I have a fever 100.2 , ear ache and sore throat . My chest hurts when I breath like a burning feeling or soreness . Is this a cold or something else?
Febrile illness: This sounds as if you should go to see a doctor ASAP, either in an ER or an Urgent Care facility. Although this may be a viral illness, the chest burning is concerning and it would be advisable to be examined and perhaps have a chest x-ray and perhaps some labs depending upon what the doctor examining you finds. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
I have slight chest pain when i breathe and ssoreness in ear with a bump behind the ear as well as a bit of a sore throat?
I have a sore throat, a water like feeling in my nose and ears feel like they have popped. What could be wrong?
URI: You could have a viral upper respiratory infection with sore throat & congestion. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & small amt. Of lemon juice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a constant noise in my ear, sounds like a freezer, together with headache. What could it be?
Called TINNITUS: You may be having a BRAIN FREEZE or a migraine headache....or a vascular anomaly that needs to be identified. I'm teasing with the Brain Freeze since you said "freezer" It's a term we use for wicked headaches when people eat COLD things. Just a minor joke. Write me if you'd like an appointment (I'm a neurologist)- www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
I have a sore throat , my tongue feels swollen and has bumps on it. I also have a runny nose and sinus pressure.
Sinus Infection: This could be a number of things from the flu, to a cold to a sinus infection. If you also have a specific tooth that is hurting, it could be infected as well. You probably would be best seen by your physician if the symptoms worsen or are not better in a day or two unless you have the toothache and then your dentist could take care of it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes a tickly sore throat with a cough and a dry sensation in my throat and a blocked nose is this a cold I have sneezing and no energy too?
I have a sore dry throat and a cough aswell as a headache ears popping and a stuffy head what could be wrong and what can I do to help it?
Viral: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection(head cold) that should run its course in several days to a week. At this stage, decongestant pills(if you're not pregnant) and nasal spray as well as tylenol (acetaminophen) are helpful in relieving symptoms. See your physician if there is worsening cough, wheezing, new fever, chills and sweats. ...Read more
I have a sore throat deep in my neck and a cough; my throat looks "normal". Could it be a virus? or something worse?
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sneeze a lot and I have nasal congestion at the back of my throat. Also throat is sore and sometimes my ear hurts. What could it be?
Can you have an ear infection without fluid in the ear? Ear hurting for a week and I don't have a cold.
Yes, you can have an: inflamed eardrum without fluid behind the eardrum, which could signify infection. You also could have ear pain from a swimmer's ear, also known as otitis externa, which is an infection of the ear canal from water being in the canal and making a good environment for bacteria or fungus to grow. Those are quite painful and are treated with prescription ear drops. Please see your doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more
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