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Left side of throat hurts when swallow for a couple of days, now my left ear and throat hurts when swallowing. ?

Left side of throat hurts when swallow for a couple of days, now my left ear and throat hurts when swallowing. ?

Pharyngitis: You could have pharyngitis which can cause referred pain to your ear. I recommend you see a doctor to make sure you don't have strep throat which would require an antibiotic. Good luck! ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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What could cause my ears and throat to hurt when I swallow?

What could cause my ears and throat to hurt when I swallow?

Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no fever. ...Read more

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Left side of my ear and throat hurt when I go to swallow what can I take for this?

Left side of my ear and throat hurt when I go to swallow what can I take for this?

Pain: You could take ibuprofen but better to have it checked out. May be viral but could also be strep or other bacteria, less likely referred dental ...Read more

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I hit the back of my ear and now my throat hurts when I swallow or yawn what's wrong?

I hit the back of my ear and now my throat hurts when I swallow or yawn what's wrong?

ENT: I would suggest an ENT evaluation to make sure that you have not injured your eustachain tubes. Cannot diagnose online- sorry. ...Read more

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My throat and my ear hurts when I swallow?

My throat and my ear hurts when I swallow?

See a doctor: You may have a pharyngitis, a throat infection, but if there is associated ear pain, the infection may have spread to the middle ear if it's more serious. You need to see a doctor and have them take a look in your ears with an otoscope, to see if an otitis is present, and if you might need antibiotics to clear th infection. Thee is a rapid test to see if you have a Strep infection- go see your GP ...Read more

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Why do my ear and throat hurt like a pin when i swallow?

Why do my ear and throat hurt like a pin when i swallow?

See an MD: If your throat is really that sore, you could have strep, which would need to be cultured at the doctor's office and then treated with antibiotics. The throat has a connections to the middle ear called the eustachian tubes, which may be why your ears are involved. Get to an md as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Why is it that my throat is soar but it like hurts whenever i swallow and it hurts my ears 2, but why? Hurting

Why is it that my throat is soar but it like hurts whenever i swallow and it hurts my ears 2, but why? Hurting

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the reason for your symptoms. However, you may have a virus or a cold. That could create congestion/ swelling which makes it painful to swallow and is putting pressure on your eustacian tubes. The eustacian tubes empty fluids and pressure from the inside of your ears to the throat. If they are not draining properly, it can be a source of pain in your ears. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Gargle 3 to 4 times a day with warm salt water. 2. Try use of an over the counter oral decongestant. Hope you feel better soon. By the way, if the sore throat is a predominant issue, recommend getting a streph throat test. ...Read more

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My throat hurts and when i swallow my ear starts itching. Why is this?

My throat hurts and when i swallow my ear starts itching. Why is this?

Referred symptoms: The throat is innervated by a number of nerves, including the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve also innervates the posterior canal skin. It is likely that you have referred symptoms from the throat via the vagus nerve from the throat to the ear canal skin. Usually the referred symptom is pain, but I suppose itching could also occur. The primary problem is in the throat and not the ear. ...Read more

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I've got uncomfortable constant pain and everytime i swallow it hurts my throat and ear. How can I relieve the toothache?

I've got uncomfortable constant pain and everytime i swallow it hurts my throat and ear. How can I relieve the toothache?

You can't: Treating an infection is not a diy project. Analgesics and antibiotics will only dull the symptoms, not cure your problem. The infection is spreading to your airway which can be life threatening. Please call your dentist immediately, before you wind up in the er.. ...Read more

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