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I have been ill the last 3 days now,, symptoms have increased and got worse. Body aches, excessive sweating in my sleep, sore throat, ear ache. Help?

I have been ill the last 3 days now,, symptoms have increased and got worse. Body aches, excessive sweating in my sleep, sore throat, ear ache. Help?

Flu like illness: Your symptoms suggest an upper respiratory infection like the flu, which has continued much later this year in some areas, did you get flu shot? Other viruses and sometimes bacteria could cause this syndrome. If you are in good health, Plenty of fluids and tylenol (acetaminophen) one tab tid If you have chronic illness, would consult your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

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


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All the girls and i that used the water bottles in hockey have same symptoms. Ear ache, sore throat, bodyache, chills, nausea, but NO FEVER. Help?

All the girls and i that used the water bottles in hockey have same symptoms. Ear ache, sore throat, bodyache, chills, nausea, but NO FEVER. Help?

If you're under 16yr: Thanks for your interest in HealthTap. Your question might not get answered if you are under age 16 years and writing your own questions. Have a trusted adult or parent submit your questions, using your account to ask about your concerns. There are many pediatricians on HealthTap with a great deal of expertise, but they look for questions submitted by adults on behalf of teens or younger children. ...Read more

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ENT diagnosis - neuralgia.Can neuralgia- sore throat, feel sick, ear ache, ear pressure be the symptoms of withdrawal from Dothiepin?

ENT diagnosis - neuralgia.Can neuralgia- sore throat, feel sick, ear ache, ear pressure be the symptoms of withdrawal from Dothiepin?

No: Dothiepin was originally developed as a tricyclic anti-depressant drug but has a benefit in the management of chronic idiopathic orofacial pain and neuralgias. ...Read more

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Sore throat..Ear ache..Whays up?

Sore throat..Ear ache..Whays up?

Viral illness?: Since some of the nerves in the back of the throat also provide sensation to the ear canal you can experience referred pain in this fashion. Upper respiratory tract infections can also produce blockage of the eustacian tubes which run from the back of the throat to the middle ear and the pressure build-up can be painful and you could also be developing otitis media (middle ear infection). ...Read more

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Sore throat, ear ache & stiff neck what could this be?

Sore throat, ear ache & stiff neck what could this be?

If stiff neck means-: -just sore 2 move it around, not so stiff U can't turn it & is extremely painful. Probably a symptom of flu, but if also running a fever & chills, I would B check out by Ur PCP. If have a severely painful neck, fever, chills, more important 2 B Cn now, I always fear meningitis. ...Read more

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Sore throat & ear ache after filling a cavity, normal?

Sore throat & ear ache after filling a cavity, normal?

Sore throat: And ear ache. Several possibilities: the filling is high and needs to be adjusted; the decay was very close to the nerve and the tooth may be infected and need a root canal; your TMJ may be sore due to having your mouth open for a long time. All of these can cause pain that feels like an ear ache. The sore throat is probably separate. If it doesn't go away in 2-3 days, check with your physician. ...Read more

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Day 14 w sore throat, ear ache. seen drs, they say it's viral, no antibios needed. it is flaming red and hurts. isn't 2 weeks too long for viral?

Day 14 w sore throat, ear ache. seen drs, they say it's viral, no antibios needed. it is flaming red and hurts. isn't 2 weeks too long for viral?

Sore throat x 2 week: Could be reflux or post nasal drip. Elevate head of bed,discuss use fo ranitidine or prilosec with doctor for reflux,discuss H pylori infection which can worsen reflux (note you have celiac which means compromised GI) discuss use of zyrtec for post nasal drip. Gargle with salt water. Since ear ache consider antibotics(Zpak)-other bugs like mycoplasma can cause sore throat . F/U w/ GI,ENT ...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


Dr. William Culviner
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more