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Ear infection, pain on swallowing, phlegm like discharge behind throat. Using painkillers. Cure?

Ihave had an ear infection for 4 days in my right ear, it is causing pain, especially when swallowing , and is producing a considerable amount of phlegm-like discharge into the back of my throat which i need to spit up or swallow in order to breathe comfortably. I can treat the symptoms somewhat with painkillers and a mug to spit in, but i am now missing work due to this infection so i need help in clearing it. Can you help me?
Asked On : Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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thank are suffering from chronic suppurative otitis media.proper antibiotic is needed to eradicate the infection. exam.of the pus for c/s is necessary.take opinion of an ENT specialist.
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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