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How to treat jaw and ear soreness?

How to treat jaw and ear soreness?

See your doctor: These are important symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How to treat throbbing pain shooting from ear to throat?

How to treat throbbing pain shooting from ear to throat?

First diagnose it: Throbbing pain that goes from your ear to your throat is not your problem. The problem is what is causing this throbbing pain. That is what you need to correct. In order to do that you need to see a doctor who can look in your ear and your throat to determine whether you have an infection or some other process. It could be your throat, it could be your ear it could be something simple or something complicated. ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis cause your tongue to swell? And can you have tonsillitis without fever? Throat hurts and swollen lymph node behind ear

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Can tonsillitis cause your tongue to swell? And can you have tonsillitis without fever? Throat hurts and swollen lymph node behind ear

Tonsilitis & tongue: Tonsillitis is a term to describe swollen tonsils. The tonsils swell to help fight off infection. The tongue may also swell in the presence of bacterial or viral infection. A newer concern regarding tonsillitis has to due with sleep apnea. Tonsillitis can obstruct your airway and should be evaluated for size once the infection is gone. ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen ear piercing?

How to treat a swollen ear piercing?

Infected??: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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Swollen and painful ear piercing with lymph nodes around jawline. how to treat?

Swollen and painful ear piercing with lymph nodes around jawline. how to treat?

See MD: Get in to see your MD or the nearest urgent care facility. Once you get the lymph nodes involved, you are past watch and wait. It is time for an expert diagnosis and tx options. Likely the local infection of the piercing causing this , but no time to be guessing. Get seen. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Ear ache and sore throat. What can I do to treat these issues?

Ear ache and sore throat. What can I do to treat these issues?

See your doctor: If your symptoms have been going on for this long, its time to see your doctor. He/she will examine you and probably run some tests to try to get an idea of whats going on. ...Read more

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How to treat a old swollen and bleeding ear piercing?

How to treat a old swollen and bleeding ear piercing?

Sounds like: it is infected. If it involves your ear cartilage, you must treat immediately with removal of foreign body and antibiotics, or you will risk deformity. If it involves skin only, it is probably ok to leave it in place, but you might need antibiotics anyway. See your doctor before it gets out of hand. ...Read more

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Adult. left ear - outer and middle ear infection. Taking meds. Pain is worse and severe. Pain spread to throat and side of head. Do I need to go to ER?

Check first: Contact the doctor who prescribed the current treatment and explain the change in your condition. The ER is always "open," but being seen by the same doctor who treated the original condition is usually more helpful. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes to Ear Cartilage in pain, red and swollen? Also how can I treat it?

What are some possible causes to Ear Cartilage in pain, red and swollen? Also how can I treat it?

See doctor: If you have infection of the ear, affecting the cartilage, it is imperative that you see a doctor of proper treatment. It does not seem to be a do it yourself issue. You probably need prescription antibiotics.
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What to do if I have earache and ear pain how to treat it?

Pain Meds first: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need a prescription. You should see your primary doctor or an ENT specialist to determine the cause of your ear pain as well. ...Read more

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Small painful lump behind ear & under chin. Ear aches as well as scratchy throat. Want to go to dr, but it's the weekend. What to do to ease symptoms?

Ear Pain: The lumps you have noticed are most likely swollen "glands" or lymph nodes. These enlarge and can be painful when you are fighting an infection. The ear pain with the location of the swollen lymph nodes sounds suspicious for an ear infection. I recommend ibuprofen 400mg every 6-8 hours for the pain and seeing a doctor tomorrow to check your ear and throat. ...Read more

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Can fungal ear infection cause lower jaw muscle pain?I got my ear pain fixed by doctor but some how the pain reached my jaw and it is swollen

Can fungal ear infection cause  lower jaw muscle pain?I got my ear pain fixed by doctor but some how the pain reached my jaw and it is swollen

TMJ swelling: Just below your ear is a joint that allows your lower joint to open and close. Doctors may call it the tempero-mandibular joint or TMJ for short. Swelling from your ear may have spread to your tmj, but there are other possible causes. Tmj problems can be treated, some by physicians and others by dentists. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes between ear and jaw. How can I get the swelling down?

I have swollen lymph nodes between ear and jaw. How can I get the swelling down?

Go see a doctor: You need a medical examination to find the cause of swollen glands. Then your doctor can give you proper guidance and advice you about what to do next. ...Read more

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How do you treat swollen lymph nodes in neck and hard to swallow or breathe?

How do you treat swollen lymph nodes in neck and hard to swallow or breathe?

You need a medical e: A medical examination is advised in order to find out the cause of enlarged nodes. It can be due to an infection or cancer. Your doctor can tell the cause and guide you as to what is best next step. It may require a biopsy unless it is due to infection for which antibiotics may be indicated. ...Read more

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How do I treat an ear infection that's causing pain?

How do I treat an ear infection that's causing pain?

Antobiotics: Painful ear infection can be due to otitis media(middleear infecton)or infection in the ear canal. You need to consult your doctor or ENT specialist as you will ned antibiotics by mouth and/or drops locally.For pain you can take over the counter Motrin or tylnol if you are not allergic to these. ...Read more

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How can I treat pain from strep throat?

How can I treat pain from strep throat?

Strep throat : Strep throat is caused by a bacteria. The best treatment is antibiotics. Other things that can soothe your throat are warm salt water gargles, numbing throat sprays, hydration, and rest. ...Read more

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How to treat a red swollen ear from an earring?

How to treat a red swollen ear from an earring?

Red swollen piercing: A pierced ear can get infected easily. It can easily react to the metal of the ear ring. Using hydrogen peroxide or other similar products to clean the site may be all you need. But, sometimes taking out of the earring is necessary to get your skin to get back to normal. ...Read more