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I have Bump on my tongue for almost 1 month with burning sensation. Sore throat with inflammation occasionally. Sometimes pain in bump cause ear pain?

I have Bump on my tongue for almost 1 month with burning sensation. Sore throat with inflammation occasionally. Sometimes pain in bump cause ear pain?

Infection or growth?: This could be an infection in the tongue or a growth in the tongue. This should be checked by a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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With cervical mri can be detected the front of the neck. CervicalMRI came clean, but I have sore throat, phlegm, ear pain, vomiting, burning chest?

With cervical mri can be detected the front of the neck. CervicalMRI came clean, but I have sore throat, phlegm, ear pain, vomiting, burning chest?

Odd question: The symptom pattern is suggestive of GE Reflux (heartburn) and or a throat infection. Your question gave no clue why someone would do a MRI scan.Perhaps you can start over and re-word your question. Questions are not linked so the must make sense on their own. ...Read more

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Mild throat pain sits on left of Adam's apple. Ear pain on same side. Been 5 days. Smoker for 4yrs. Pack a day. Nodes in the back of neck painful touched?

Mild throat pain sits on left of Adam's apple. Ear pain on same side. Been 5 days. Smoker for 4yrs. Pack a day. Nodes in the back of neck painful touched?

Onset of infection: Sounds like a throat infection is setting up. The painful nodes are a good sign that your immune system is responding to try and fight the infection, whether it is viral of bacterial. Since it doesn't sound like you are getting much better after 5 days, you need to be checked for strep throat and take antibiotics if you are positive. The other outside possibility at your age is Mono. Get seen! ...Read more

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Wife (38) had ear & throat pain+fever. PCP found severe throat infection- prescribe Amox.10 day course over 10/3. Ear pain+lowfever Is back. Next step?

Wife (38) had ear & throat pain+fever. PCP found severe throat infection- prescribe Amox.10 day course over 10/3. Ear pain+lowfever Is back. Next step?

See doc: Sometimes an infection is only partially treated with a round of antibiotics. She made need another course with a different one. Call or see your doctor. ...Read more

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Ear pain and had cipro (ciprofloxacin) for treatment still occurring back of head hurting and my throat has by touch large round egg size swelling throat pain?

Ear pain and had cipro (ciprofloxacin) for treatment still occurring back of head hurting and my throat has by touch large round egg size swelling throat pain?

Go back: See the doctor who examined you and prescribed the ciprofloxacin. The infection may be more extensive than they thought, the organism may not be sensitive and other issues may be present. ...Read more

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99F, migraine, stuffy nose, barking cough, ear pain, throat pain (feels tight), mild chest pain. Low appetite. Trouble sleeping. How to relief?

99F, migraine, stuffy nose, barking cough, ear pain, throat pain (feels tight), mild chest pain. Low appetite. Trouble sleeping. How to relief?

Mgt: Your symptoms are consistent with the flu or flu like illnesses. I would suggest being screened for the Flu and possibly for Strep throat. Medication can be prescribed accordingly. Swollen tender nodes and fever are important to discuss with your PCP. ...Read more

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I have throat pain on the right side and severe ear pain. My tonsils were removed last year. Is this something I should get checked out?

I have throat pain on the right side and severe ear pain. My tonsils were removed last year. Is this something I should get checked out?

Yes, see a Dr.: You should see a dr. To get a good clinical exam. Depending on your specific condition and examination, an appropriate course of treatment can be determined. Good luck. ...Read more

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Right side ear pain, right side throat pain, right side tongue desensitized. Went to urgent care and didn't find anything.

I would recommend: Seeing your dentist. This could be related to an infection or cavity in a tooth on your right side. If the dentist doesn't find anything and it persists, please see your own doctor or return to the UrgentCare or an ER for further examination and possible labwork or Xrays. ...Read more

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Ear pain/ache with headache and sensitivity to sound, throat pain?

Ear pain/ache with headache and sensitivity to sound, throat pain?

You should be: Examined by your doctor. This could just be a viral infection, but it could be an ear infection, throat infection, or sinus infection. For tonight, if you can't see a doctor, you could take ibuprofen or acetaminophen, if you have no other medical contraindication to doing sol. ...Read more

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One side occasional throat pain. Somewhat connected to ear. Pain only when deep inhale/exhaling, worsen when lying down. GERD?

Not typical for GERD: Throat pain is often referred to the ears, the relationship of the pain with your respiratory effort is unclear but the unilateral nature and chronicity of your complaints makes a consultation with the otolaryngologist a wise step. Take care.
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Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?

Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?

Yes possibly but: Other causes should be explored. Pain in the areas you mention could be referred from structures in the anterior mediastinum (upper front part of chest), esophagus (GERD), heart, or upper lungs. Without a hands-on physical exam, proper history and possibly testing it would be impossible to narrow it down just based on areas of pain. ...Read more

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I still have ear pain 47 days after tonsillectomy, went to ENT to get it check out before and he said it was still throat pain but it's been 47 days?

TMJ: You may want to consider TMJ. The most common cause of ear pain not caused by ear problems is TMJ. Other TMJ symptoms include jaw pain, chewing pain, jaw popping and headache. If this is you, see an oral surgeon or TMJ expert. ...Read more

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I did unprotected oral sex to a guy. After 3 days I had a throat pain and fever. I am on levofloxacin 500 mg, fever is gone, still nodes and ear pain?

I did unprotected oral sex to a guy. After 3 days I had a throat pain and fever. I am on levofloxacin 500 mg, fever is gone, still nodes and ear pain?

Antibiotic worthless: If you got a virus from the guy the antibiotic will be worthless. Antibiotic will have not effect aids, herpes (that's forever) or many other viruses. There is lots to think about before sharing bodily fluids! ...Read more

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Headache, sore body, throat pain, ear pain. Symptoms have been going on for 2 days. Mild cough also.

Headache, sore body, throat pain, ear pain. Symptoms have been going on for 2 days. Mild cough also.

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this without a full history and exam. Sounds like a viral illness but am concerned about the headache, its severity and associated symptoms with an ear ache, suggesting possible extension to the brain and its surrounding tissues. Go and be seen and feel better. ...Read more

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Right side throat pain just under jaw, only hurts when swallowing, but also causes ear pain, again, only when I swallow?

Right side throat pain just under jaw, only hurts when swallowing, but also causes ear pain, again, only when I swallow?

TMJ: It's possible that you have "Temporomandibular Joint syndrome", also known as "TMJ Syndrome". This is not scary, and most of the time it resolves on it's own, if you experience pain, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen are okay to take. If or gets worse, you can see a doctor for prescription medication and sometimes they can do an injection. Grinding your teeth at night is a common cause. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can ear pain from TMJ be perceived as throat pain? Dr diagnosed me with TMJ but I can feel an achy feeling above tonsil in upper mouth. Allergies?

Can ear pain from TMJ be perceived as throat pain? Dr diagnosed me with TMJ but I can feel an achy feeling above tonsil in upper mouth. Allergies?

Yes, but: That can be one of the symptoms associated with TMJ but not the primary symptom. If throat pain is the primary pain, see an ENT doc to make sure you don't have a serious throat prpblem. ...Read more

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Just finished z pak (azithromycin).Throat, ears still hurt. Pain in my throat switches sides. Ear pain switches with throat pain. Should the meds be working by now?

Already did: If you took z pak (azithromycin) it has already worked and done its job well. Unfortunately your sx are probably not bacterial in nature and that is why you are no better. If sx are not worsening you just need tincture of time or perhap re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Strep test negative. 4 plus weeks of sore throat when swallowing on right side. Severe throat pain when sneezing. No congestion or ear pain.?

Nopostnasal drip?: This could cause 1 sided throat pain. If not, see an ENT Dr. And get scoped in the nose to see the back of the throat. They should be able to diagnose your problems. If you do have postnasal drip, try flonase or rhinocort nasal spray and see if this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause one sided moderate ear pain, eye pain, facial pain, throat pain and tenderness beneath the jaw and ear? It's one-sided only.

What can cause one sided moderate ear pain, eye pain, facial pain, throat pain and tenderness beneath the jaw and ear? It's one-sided only.

Many possibilities: It could be anything from a muscle strain to a tumor... Unfortunately without more information I would be guessing. I would suggest seeing a facial pain specialist, usually a dentist, or an ENT physician for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?

I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?

Refractory Headache: Refractory headache for one month and "oval hard bump on head" is a red flag and visit to your PCP is warranted. Schedule an appointment for consultation, tests and imaging. ...Read more

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Sinus infection a week ago with omnicef (cefdinir) given and ends tomorrow. Still have low temp, sore throat and ear pain on left side. Wait or back to doc?

Sinus infection a week ago with omnicef (cefdinir) given and ends tomorrow. Still have low temp, sore throat and ear pain on left side. Wait or back to doc?

Call at the least: With the persistence of your symptoms, and only 1 day left of the meds, I would at least call the dr. Who originally examined you. They can review your chart and make the best decision as to when you should come back in for an second evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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At times the side of my tongue in the back feels sore and it turns into a sore throat/ear pain when I swallow-bad seasonal allergies-what can I do?

At times the side of my tongue in the back feels sore and it turns into a sore throat/ear pain when I swallow-bad seasonal allergies-what can I do?

Upper airways: inflammation, can cause such symptoms, which can spread to the middle ear through the Eustachian tube, you want to see an ENT specialist for evaluation and ruling out any serious problem in that area first, especially if you are a smoker or around smokers, meanwhile, saline nasal washes and salt water gargles would help till seen, best wishes ...Read more

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I have a cough with phlegm, Sore throat, Ear pain and swollen tonsils with small white spots on the back of my tongue. What could it be?

I have a cough with phlegm, Sore throat, Ear pain and swollen tonsils with small white spots on the back of my tongue. What could it be?

Infection: The symptoms you describe are associated with either a viral or a bacterial throat infection, possibly strep throat. The only way to know for sure is to do a throat culture or a related test. Best to see your doctor if you are not better soon. ...Read more

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Sore throat and ear pain what should I do?

Sore throat and ear pain what should I do?

See your PCP: Your ears, nose, sinus and throat are connected, so a problem with one can mean a problem for another. The proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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