Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
169 Doctors are Online

Ear pressure, liquid discharge from ear, itchy. Eyes covered in dry pus, abscess in throat, swollen, headache

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Internal Medicine Specialist
Practicing since : 2000
Answered : 1417 Questions
I have ear pressure and a bit of liquid is coming out of them. they are a bit itchy. When I woke this morning my eyes are covered in dry puss. I had an abscess on the back of my throat for the past year that is swollen up again also. I have also had a headache, and behind my ear and the pain goes right under my ear down my neck approx 2 to 3"
Posted Fri, 28 Sep 2012 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Sudhir 58 minutes later

Thanks for the question.

Internally ear and throat are connected with each other.And it's common for throat infections to spread to inner ear.I guess this has happened in your case.Generally cause of infection is bacteria.

For this a course of broad spectrum antibiotic is needed.For itching you can start anti-histaminics.For pain you can take painkillers.Pain along the ear and neck can be due to inflammation or enlarged lymph node seen commonly with such infections.

A visit to ENT doctor is strongly recommended.

Please ask if there are doubts.Regards.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an ENT Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor