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I have 11 year old child & she just had sore throat & now her ears feel blocked. Is this bad? Is this an infection? I cant really take her to the Dr.

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Dr. Jean Wagner
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In brief: Probably viral

As long as she has no fever or severe throat pain, it is probably a viral cold.
Give her some pain reliever like ibuprofen, lots of fluids and rest. If she gets a fever for more than 3 days, or has symptoms for more than 10 days, or her symptoms suddenly worsen, you should have her see a doctor.

In brief: Probably viral

As long as she has no fever or severe throat pain, it is probably a viral cold.
Give her some pain reliever like ibuprofen, lots of fluids and rest. If she gets a fever for more than 3 days, or has symptoms for more than 10 days, or her symptoms suddenly worsen, you should have her see a doctor.
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