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Dull achy ear pain in both my ears, sore throat , fever 100.2 and stuffy nose. What is this ? Can i take cold medicine ?

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Dr. Stuart Bradin
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine

In brief: Likely viral illness

Sounds like viral uri- over the age of 5 yrs, over the counter cold meds may help symptomatically with URI symptoms/ stuffiness, cough, less likely to be strep common complication is secondary ear infection would see doctor to have ears evaluated.

In brief: Likely viral illness

Sounds like viral uri- over the age of 5 yrs, over the counter cold meds may help symptomatically with URI symptoms/ stuffiness, cough, less likely to be strep common complication is secondary ear infection would see doctor to have ears evaluated.
Dr. Stuart Bradin
Dr. Stuart Bradin
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Ear pain

You can take cold medicine, but you should see your doctor for a throat culture to rule out a strep throat and possible ear infection.

In brief: Ear pain

You can take cold medicine, but you should see your doctor for a throat culture to rule out a strep throat and possible ear infection.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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