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How Are The Ear And Throat Connected
Why does the back of my throat feel itchy when my inner ear is itchy? I know they're connected but is this normal considering that I have ear infect.?
Likely normal: Angel, the middle ear space and the throat are connected by the eustachian tube. If you have an ear infection of the middle ear space - called otitis media, then it is possible that you may have symptoms in the throat as well. I would be sure to have your throat and ear examined to determine if you have a condition that requires treatment. ...Read more
My throat has been hurtn for a few months on the right side. Feels like it's connected to my ear. Went to the doc he said maybe allergies but I think?
Could be: Your throat is connected to the middle ears by Eustachian tubes, their main function is to equalize pressure on both sides of the ear drums so we can hear better, chronic inflammation of any nature, allergy is one cause for, can affect the adenoids and the Eustachian tubes on bothior either side, salt water gargles and nasal washes can help, other prescription meds may be added by your doctor ...Read more
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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Any ideas? Lower right neck aches, hurts to swallow on outside of throat, does not hurt when I turn head to right and swallow. Feels like a tendon above clavicle and sometimes seems connected to ear.
Or styloid-stylohyoid syndrome type i. The symptoms include a dull ache experienced during swallowing and chewing, ear pain, a persistent sore throat, or feeling of something caught in the throat. The characteristics of the pain resemble a neuritic type of pain and are best classified as glossopharyngeal neuritis.
Rec see an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Probably: Sounds like a viral illness and these things are likely connected. See your doc to be sure. ...Read more
My throat sores when I swallow. The strange part is that it feels connected to a pain in the back of the neck and the head.
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
'm not able to guess very well what you're asking but try this for a response.
1. Rephrase the question and resubmit
2. Muscle spasms in the upper neck, ear, and eyes could be the description of a condition known as muscle dystonia. In the eyes this is known as blepharospasms.
3. Not sure what you mean when you include the ear but muscle spasms in eyelid can involve other muscles lower down too. ...Read more
Bloods came back- all fine regarding bloods and liver function. Found a hard lump behind ear connected to my neck? I have minimal symptoms at the mo.
I had stye in my eye which was painful and today I noticed swelling in my right neck beneath jaw & next to ear. The pain is increasing too. Connected?
Likely Connected: A sty represents an infection. The swelling you describe sounds like the lymph nodes in this area are responding to your infection. The job of a lymph node is to fight and prevent the spread of infection. You did not say if the swellings are on the same side as your sty; if they are then the swellings represent nodes. See an ophthalmologist ASAP as you need treatment. ...Read more
Seedentist/physician: If both of your lymph nodes under your ears along your need are tender, start with your physician. If he/she does not find anything (ear infection, strep throat) to treat be sure to have them look in your mouth. See your dentist. You could be having a problem with wisdom teeth or you have facial pain being referred from you jaw joints to your neck. ...Read more
Hearing loss?: Fullness in the ear is a non-specific symptom. It can be secondary to jaw joint problems. It you have no pain and no recent loss of hearing in that ear, it is very unlikely you have an ear infection. Fullness in the throat is again very non-specific. See an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be related to infection either viral or bacterial or allergies. You may have external otitis and a doctor need to see it, make a diagnosis and treat it. Your doctor can screen you for strep, mono, and flu as well and discuss allergies, sinusitis, and more. ...Read more
Pain meds, such as: Acetaminophen or ibuprofen will help. Gargle with warm salt water (1/4 tsp salt in 1 cup of warm water.) if congested in nose, it may help to use a decongestant like Sudafed by mouth or saline spay in nose. If symptoms aren't relieved in a few days, or you have swollen nodes in your neck, get it checked for strep throat, mono, ear infection. ...Read more
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When I get random sore throats. One of my ear inside starts to feel weird and hurts for awhile. What's going on? And how you treat it.
Referred otalgia: Pain in the throat can be referred to the ear via arnold's nerve. This is called referred otalgia (ear pain). The way to treat this is to treat the underlying throat issue. If it is random. It may be acid reflux. It could also be sinus drainage. If you have persistent/continuous sore throat and ear pain with a history of smoking - see your ENT for evaluation of your throat to rule out cancer. ...Read more
The whole right side of my head hurts. My ear hurts. The right side of my throats hurts. The skin covering the right side of my head is tender.?
Been feeling dizzy/lighthead off and on for past week. Nasal passages dry, throats dry, but head feels a little stuffy and ear full off and on. 34yo f?
Allergies: Dizziness and your other symptoms could occur with allergies, ear infections or other inner year issues, or less likely sinus problems. I might try some allergy meds like Flonase or something similar and possibly a Claritin type medication for 5 to 7 days and if no better see a medical provider. If you are running fevers or other new symptoms occur, you may need to see a medical provider sooner ...Read more
I went to a doctorand he told me I have uvulitis - I'm on meds but still have pain, feels like something crawling up my throat, and also pain in ears?
Sudden localized pain on L side throat, 24 hours after onset L ear begin to hurt. 72 hours later still painful, hurts to touch, all of L side uncomfy?
Infection: It could be a tonsil infection that is spreading to the lymph node on that side or even to the deeper tissues in the back of the throat. If you have severe pain, trouble opening your mouth all the way, fever or it sounds like you have marbles in your mouth while you're talking then I would go to an urgent care now. ...Read more
Had cold few week back, that cleared, now I have a blocked nose on and off, feels like my throats full of mucus, ears abit crackly and a little wet.
Stop using q-tips:
The throat pain is likely referred pain from the ear irritation.
No q-tips in the ears please! To clean your ears let soap and water flood your ears in the shower, then tilt your head and let it run out. Also the over the counter ear was kits available at the pharmacy are good. If you already have a wax plug a doctor will need to remove it. ...Read more
Family practice.: Your ears nose and throat are often infected together along with the sinuses. ...Read more
No: The short answer is 'no'. You would need to have something of theirs in your mouth to make your throat sore. ...Read more
Flu season: All of the symptoms described could be attributed to a viral or flu infection, see an md. ...Read more
Post nasal drip: Your drip my cause irritation on only one side and may also become infected. If it persists I would see your. Doctor ...Read more
See your doctor: You may be infected or having allergies. Your doctor can diagnose and treat the problem appropriately. ...Read more
Ear and throat: No. This can happen only if the ear drum is perfortaed (has a hole). If there is no hole then this is not possible. ...Read more
Last week I had a source throat nd a week go nd I got it again and I can't ear or drink it really hurts what do I do?
For the last few days I had really sharp pains in the left side of my throat and some pain iny left ear in much pain.
On my left side I have ear and neck fullness. And feel like slightly fullness in my throat. I'm 24 years old. What can it be?
You need an exam: Symptoms such as "fullness" in the left ear and neck area, along with similar sensation in throat, need to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
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