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What causes pain in ears? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Nov-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Hello! Good Morning!
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Good morning
User:I'm having an on-off radiating pain from my left ear.
Doctor:Ok
User:Pain is dull.
Doctor:Ok
User:Sometimes the pain is also present between ear and forehead
Doctor:OK
User:upper and lower jaws
Doctor:oK
Doctor:Since when are you having pain?
User:I had a sinusitis problem, but it was usually with cold
User:Pain is there from 10 days now.
Doctor:Ok
User:I tried steaming
Doctor:Ok
User:it only relieved me temporarily
Doctor:Ok
User:So what should I do now?
Doctor:Do you have cold currently?
User:No cold.
Doctor:Have you noticed any swelling just before ear or above jaw?
Doctor:Do you feel pain over cheek?
User:Very slight swelling, I can hardly notice
User:Swelling near ear
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Have you tried any medications?
User:no
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Since you are having this from 1o days, I suggest you visit an Ent doctor to rule out any infection or parotid gland inflammation, meantime I suggest you Ibuprofen 400mg for pain and continue steaming
Doctor:10*
Doctor:Do you have any dental problem?
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