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How Long Should An Ear Ache From A Cold Last
I had a very bad cold for 10 days, then the last 4-5 days i had one tonsil swollen. Painful, with ear ache.Keeps changing from one side to the other?
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
I have an ear ache and horse voice and a doc just told me i may be getting a cold but i never get ear aches that last 3 day?
Eustacian tubes: The tube that runs from your middle ear to the back of the throat, if obstructed by swelling due to inflammation will produce ear pain. You may want to try a decongestant or a saline irrigation of the nares with a neti-pot. Try these and if still in pain go back and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 year old had a really bad ear ache. He has had a cold so this followed. I treated the symptoms and he finally slept a little last night. He woke up this morning with the ear ache but not as bad. He wants to sleep and is not hungry. No fever...
Ear Pain: It is likely this is an ear infection. Most physicians feel that treating the pain is the primary goal. This may include antibiotics, although the major cause in viral. The follow up care is important. Have his ear examined to make sure the infection/fluid is resolving to prevent hearing loss. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, my dad since last year summer have ear ache plus itch, we been to drs and they have done some tests but came up negative, please help tnks?
As above : The one who can answer u question is the doctor. Who examined him. ...Read more
Room spinning off and on really bad when it hits it last for 10 seconds then goes away. What causes it? No ear ache.It just started an hour ago.
BPPV: The fact that the spinning lasts for seconds and is probably related to position sounds like benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (bppv). This is a disorder of the inner ear wherein loose calcium carbonate stones move and cause the inner ear balance mechanism to be activated. Time, head exercises, or vestibular rehab by a physical therapist will help. ...Read more
Amoxil (amoxicillin): You should be feeling better in24-36 hours. ...Read more
I have right ear congestion (fullness)with tunnitus for 12 days that started as a short lasting ear ache, at the end of a 3 week cold. ?
Eustachian tube: ET dysfunction from a cold can create ear congestion or a middle ear fluid problem that can cause temporary hearing loss and/or tinnitus . It usually will respond to medications that decongest such as topical nasal decongestants like Afrin or Neosynephrine; oral decongestants like Sudafed; and topical nasal steroids like Flonase, Nasacort, and Rhinocort, all of which are OTC. See MD if persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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