Otitis externa with severe jaw pain is this typical?

Yes. Yes, an ear infection can cause jaw pain. As the infection gets treated, the jaw pain should also resolve, if not consider being seen.
Can happen. External otitis can be very painful and cause jaw pain. If the pain is increasing and you are already being treated for the ear infection, it could be a sign that you are developing a cellulitis outside the ear canal. Should have it checked.
Yes. Ear pain is a frequent cheif complaint when a patient has TMJ or myofacial pain. The head and neck area is very complex in its innervation. Consider that we all developed from a microscopic dot. The head developing first.. Structure that are seemingly a distance appart can be closely related embryologically and the innervation and pain referral paterns are complex.
Yes. Not common, but possible. Once otitis external treated, jaw pain should disappear. If not, it may be a TMJ problem. If so, see a TMJ specialist.

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Is it normal to have severe jaw pain if you are suffering from otitis externa?

Possible. The pain can radiate from the ear down the jaw. Good luck and hope your pain goes away. Read more...
Yes. We often get patients who are having jaw pain that we refer to ENT because they have an ear infection. By the same token, we get patients referred from ent's to rule out tooth pain because they can't find anything wrong from their end. Perfectly normal in my opinion. Read more...
Rare. "Severe" jaw pain from external otitis would be uncommon, but possible. If external otitis (swimmers ear) is the cause, you should have prompt relief of the jaw pain with antibiotic treatment of the ear. If jaw pain persists, see oral surgeon for diagnosis/recommendations. You may have a TMJ disorder (jaw joint). Read more...
It is possible. Infection within the external canal may cause discharge, and pain in your lymph nodes and jaw. See your PCP for diagnosis and treatment. Read more...