Colds and flu

Question
Posted by: Melissa | 2017/10/06

Q.

What causes ear pain?

I have ear pain which goes down the neck with a sore throat and head pain

Expert's Reply

A.

Flu expert
- 2017/10/09

Hi Melissa

This could be ear infection, or it could be due to congestion of the nasal passages, which can cause a blockage of the eustachian tubes (of the ears) and cause ear pain. If it is only one ear that is painful, I suggest that you go to the doctor because it might be middle ear infection for which you need an antibiotic. Good luck and I hope you feel better soon. 

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