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Hello it normal to have jaw ear head and sinus pain with a cold sore?

Hello it normal to have jaw ear head and sinus pain with a cold sore?

No: I would suspect separate causes. Pain/stress with jaw/sinus problem can be a trigger for viral activation and appearance of cold sore, but the jaw/sinus problems need to be evaluated to determine cause. ...Read more

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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 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?

Viral illness?: It's impossible to say what you have without examining you, but the combination of pain with breathing, sore throat, and pain in ear suggests a viral upper respiratory illness. Rest, fluids, ibuprofen and a tincture of time are the usual treatment for a viral URI. ...Read more

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After a virus (with fever, runny nose, and cough) my ear has a swollen feeling and dull pain with randomly sharp pain. Do I need to see a doc?

After a virus (with fever, runny nose, and cough) my ear has a swollen feeling and dull pain with randomly sharp pain. Do I need to see a doc?

Maybe: On the side of the ear pain you can spray Afrin nasal spray 2x/day for 3 days. If the pain is eustachion tub dysfunction, it will releave the blockage. THe ear tube can be swollen from a virus, and this would ventilate the tube. If this doesn't work, see the doctor and he can prescribe sudafed or see if it is something else ...Read more

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Is a sharp pain on my left tonsil and ear associated with allergies or viral?

Is a sharp pain on my left tonsil and ear associated with allergies or viral?

Fever?: If you have body aches and a fever, it is probably an infection. A sore throat from allergies is usually diffuse and not localized to one side of the throat. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore throat and headache with swimmers ear?

What could cause a sore throat and headache with swimmers ear?

Infection: This could be a viral or bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract. Please see a medical doctor for exam and treatment and feel better! ...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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Ear that feels like there is fluid in it along with a sore throat, no pain in the ear. Could this still be an ear infection?

Ear that feels like there is fluid in it along  with a sore throat, no pain in the ear. Could this still be an ear infection?

EAR INFECTION: Yes it can be ear infection, which may be caused by viruses or bacteria you can only tell by looking at throat and ear drums you need to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

URI: Sounds like a common "cold" or upper respiratory tract infection. Fortunately, most of these are viral in nature and will resolve with supportive treatment. Generally, it is advisable to see a doctor for severe discomfort, continued fever and symptoms lasting more than a week. ...Read more

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Got a stiff neck ,along with lower back pain , with a bad cold and cough.

Got a stiff neck ,along with lower back pain , with a bad cold and cough.

Possible viral inf: Sounds like what happens when you get a viral infection. So long as no fever or neurological signs of problems, no lessening of mental status or function, etc. then, conservative treatment and steady as she goes.....hydration (water best), you can certainly do an anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or Naprosyn...or if you prefer smething like a couple of ES Tylenol (acetaminophen) per label instructions, REST... ...Read more

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I have an ear infection with swollen ear canal and sore jaw with signs of blood?

I have an ear infection with swollen ear canal and sore jaw with signs of blood?

Get treated: You appear to have an infection that is causing you some discomfort to say the least. See a dr, possibly an urgicare center is open at this time, and you can get the proper treatment you need. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Cold feeling in temple with pressure and a throb?

Cold feeling in temple with pressure and a throb?

Can be serious: Abnormal feeling around the temple can be many different things--can be a temporary sensation or can be a sign that your body is trying to tell you to have your head, neck and jaw joints as something dangerous is happening. If appropriate, with modern scanning technology, your doctor can work with an experienced radiologist to rule out any serious concerns, or reach correct diagnosis to treat you. ...Read more

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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?

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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 more

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Is ear pain with sore throat hiv symptoms?

Is ear pain with sore throat hiv symptoms?

Not specific: These are common symptoms with common viral infections and thus not specific for HIV. If you are concerned however, it is prudent to get tested . ...Read more

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I'm getting a thick white mucous from my nose with blocked nose, facial pressure and pain, bodyaches, sore throat,is this sinusitis or a cold?

I'm getting a thick white mucous from my nose with blocked nose, facial pressure and pain, bodyaches, sore throat,is this sinusitis or a cold?

Sinusitis...: You are describing the classic symptoms of sinusitis. .. Especially if the facial pressure and pain is on just one side. This is frequently bacterial and often needs antibiotics to clear. You might try to get your nasal passages clear with a neti pot (copious saline irrigation) or a nasal decongestant like " Afrin". Don't give it too long. If symptoms don't clear soon then see your do ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, itchy ears and a cough that causes sharp pain. Persistent headache as well. No stuffy or runny nose. Slightly ferverish. Help?

I have a sore throat, itchy ears and a cough that causes sharp pain. Persistent headache as well.  No stuffy or runny nose. Slightly ferverish. Help?

Post nasal drip: Trt over the counter Claritin or its equivalent. If you are having post nasal drip it will be better by tomorrow. Even though your nose is not running it may be irritated. ...Read more

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