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My inner ear hurts - how do I tell if I have an ear infection?

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Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Probably middle ear

The inner ear (near the brain) is not likely the source of pain.
It's probably external or middle ear. Infection of middle ear would always cause a significant drop in hearing with it. External infection would cause swelling of canal with pain and possible drainage.

In brief: Probably middle ear

The inner ear (near the brain) is not likely the source of pain.
It's probably external or middle ear. Infection of middle ear would always cause a significant drop in hearing with it. External infection would cause swelling of canal with pain and possible drainage.
Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
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