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I am just getting over a cold. I am experiencing ear pain in my left ear and sinus congestion and headache. Why am i getting new symptoms ?

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Complicated

Cold and cough may have exacerbated tmj.
Residual inflammation in eustachian tube may have lead to otitis media (hearing loss is key sign of this). If you have pain in the temples and on opening and closing of mouth - think tmj. Take some Motrin and softer foods.

In brief: Complicated

Cold and cough may have exacerbated tmj.
Residual inflammation in eustachian tube may have lead to otitis media (hearing loss is key sign of this). If you have pain in the temples and on opening and closing of mouth - think tmj. Take some Motrin and softer foods.
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