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Can u get shingles in your ear?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

The hated ramsey-hunt syndrome is shingles involving the ear, and able to paralyze half of the face, cause intense pain, and produce dizziness and hearing loss.
You need to be under a physician's care if you have this.

In brief: Yes

The hated ramsey-hunt syndrome is shingles involving the ear, and able to paralyze half of the face, cause intense pain, and produce dizziness and hearing loss.
You need to be under a physician's care if you have this.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Agree with Dr. Friedlander. Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) is shingles outbreak that can cause hearing loss & painful rash.
It affects the facial nerve near one of the ears. There can be lesions on the ear as well.

In brief: Yes

Agree with Dr. Friedlander. Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) is shingles outbreak that can cause hearing loss & painful rash.
It affects the facial nerve near one of the ears. There can be lesions on the ear as well.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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