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Nasal congestion, coughing, sore throat, headache & a tight chest for about a week now. And today got an earache that wont go away. What could this be?

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Dr. Jed Kwartler
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Ear ache

Many things cause you to feel pain in the ear that is not caused by a problem in the ear. This is called referred pain.
A sore throat/tonsillitis is one of those things that refers pain to the ear and might be the cause in your case. But always safest to have someone look.

In brief: Ear ache

Many things cause you to feel pain in the ear that is not caused by a problem in the ear. This is called referred pain.
A sore throat/tonsillitis is one of those things that refers pain to the ear and might be the cause in your case. But always safest to have someone look.
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