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I have a sharp stabbing pain in my right ear and a sore throat on right side?

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Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Referred pain

The ear pain is most likely coming from the throat.
The nerve supply to the ear is from a nerve that runs behind the tonsil. If there is a sore, (usually viral ) in that area it can cause ear pain. This is caused referred otoalgia or "ear- pain".

In brief: Referred pain

The ear pain is most likely coming from the throat.
The nerve supply to the ear is from a nerve that runs behind the tonsil. If there is a sore, (usually viral ) in that area it can cause ear pain. This is caused referred otoalgia or "ear- pain".
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