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What are possible causes of earache, headache and lightheadedness?

What are possible causes of earache, headache and lightheadedness?

Infection: It is possible that you have an ear or sinus infection causing those symptoms - see your doctor to find out. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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What is the cause of headaches, congestion, earaches, headaches, and nausea?

What is the cause of headaches, congestion, earaches, headaches, and nausea?

Sinus infection: Headaches, congestion, earaches, headaches and nausea are often associated with a sinus infection. The inflammation and irritation may improve with the Nasonex (mometasone) and singular that i see that you are taking. What you are trying to do is to decrease the build up of the fluid in the sinuses that leads to the pain. If there is fever, then you need to be more concerned that the infection is increasing. ...Read more

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Hi I've been having earaches,headaches, and acid reflux along with loose bowels. Could this be candida. If so how do I get tested?

Hi I've been having earaches,headaches, and acid reflux along with loose bowels. Could this be candida. If so how do I get tested?

Viral illness: sounds like you have a viral illness. Symptoms usually last for 7-10 days. Drink a lot of fluids and rest. Can do symptomatic treatment from over the counter. Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus or smoothing like that. ...Read more

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had wisdom tooth surgery 4 mon ago.I thought I had a Kanker near original incision site, and have had earaches & headaches,but now I see it is a hole

had wisdom tooth surgery 4 mon ago.I thought I had a Kanker near original incision site, and have had earaches & headaches,but now I see it is a  hole

Dr Sonia Olivares: I would need more details as if it hurts or have bad odor, if so, you have an infection on the socket (dry socket) You need to go back to the dentist and have an X-ray taken and let him analyze what's going on and he must treat the problem found. Also loosing last molars cause headaches & neuromuscular problems. ...Read more

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I've had a toothache for a few weeks now on the lower and upper left side. Past two days I've been dealing with now a earache, headache and sore throa?

I've had a toothache for a few weeks now on the lower and upper left side. Past two days I've been dealing with now a earache, headache and sore throa?

See a dentist ASAP: The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for an earache, headache and sinus pressure if im pregnant?

What can I do for an earache, headache and sinus pressure if im pregnant?

Simple things: Chewing gum or popping your ears may relieve some of the ea discomfort and is perfectly safe during pregnancy. For your sinuses, using a neti pot or just squirt bottle with plain old saline (salt water) may help in clearing congestion and pressure and is again safe. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) but all other meds should be cleared by your ob. If symptoms persist, see your doc as you may need further tx. ...Read more

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I'm suffering frm swollen gums around my wisdom tooth, earache, headache. Please help?

I'm suffering frm swollen gums around my wisdom tooth, earache, headache. Please help?

Infection: This sound like an infection around a partially erupted wisdom tooth, or pericornitis. You need to see a dentist, or oral surgeon regarding extraction. In the meanwhile keep it as clean as you can, rinse with warm salt water, take ibuprophen if you can tolerate this medication. Your dentist can prescribe an antibiotic. ...Read more

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38wks pregnant, stuffy nose, earache, headache, mild fever, overall "feeling bad". Hold out to Dr tomorrow, or head to urgent care tonight?

38wks pregnant, stuffy nose, earache,  headache,  mild fever, overall "feeling bad". Hold out to Dr tomorrow,  or head to urgent care tonight?

Viral illness: This sounds like you either have a common cold or a flu-like illness. Doubt that you need urgent care, but always err on the side of safety, and if you feel poorly enough go and be checked. Drink lots of liquids, use OTC meds to alleviate symptoms (your friendly pharmacist can tell you if they are OK in pregnancy). Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I've had an earache, headache, fatigue, dizziness, sore throat for about two months?

I've had an earache, headache, fatigue, dizziness, sore throat for about two months?

See You Doc: This sound infectious like sinusitis that may be affecting your "inner ear". You will not find your answer online. If you have seen a doc, go again and tell 'em you are not fixed. If it is not looked into after that get a second opinion. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more