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I had four concurrent episodes of tonsillitis which have since cleared up, i now have intermittent left earache, is it related?
Perhaps: If you have a persistent inflammatory focus behind the tonsil it may cause obstruction of the nasopharygeal end of the eustacian tube and cause ear pain. Ear pain can also be referred from irritation of the back of the throat. If this persists go and see an ENT doctor. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more
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
Got earache which is intermittent and severe at times. Can i take amoxicillin 500 mg for temporary relief ? Pls suggest the medicine.
Need to know why...: If you have a bacterial infection, amox may help... But it should only be used if recommended by your doctor. There are many causes for earache-- one could be your recent filling, another would be eustachian tube dysfunction from allergies or a virus. You should probably schedule an appointment with your doctor to have an examination. Use Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen in the meantime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having earache in the left ear, it's intermittent and severe at times. Can i take amoxicillin until i see doctor? Pls suggest some medicine..
Unwise- : Your doctor needs to see you while having symptoms. Taking abx by yourself will make it more difficult for your doctor to diagnose what is going on since 1) you may mask symptoms , 2) increase the chances of complications caused by the abx you are taking, and 3) increase the chances of developing a multi-drug resistant bacteria. In the meantime, symptomatic relief with Ibuprofen is suggested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6mnth history intermittent small patches torso/arm petechiae & night sweats, left earache (pulse in vein behind ear), single white spot on tonsil, ?Ideas
Depends: Sorry, there are many reasons for ear pain. So the first thing to do is try and find out why it occurs. Is it because one has an ear infection. Is it because one has a problem with a the jaw joint. Is is because one is using a qtip when they shouldt be...Etc. So answer depends why you have it. ...Read more
Earache: For an acute earache warm olive oil, then place drops in the ear canal. You can place tissue in the ear to hold the oil in place. Then you need to get an exam to deteermine the cause, infection, TMJ syndrome, punctured ear drum, whatever. This is not something to play around with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer