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My ear is really hurting from the inside and the pain is travelling up on the side of my head

hi my ear is really hurting from the inside and the pain is travelling up on the side of my head . i am also getting sharp pains in my head on that side and feel sleepy. are any of these symptoms related?
Asked On : Thu, 16 Sep 2010
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You should get an ear examination and a neurology opinion as soon as possible, especially if your ear ache and headache is accompanied by sleepiness.
Answered: Thu, 16 Sep 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.welcome.Are you having cold and cough? If is so then it could be acute otits media.In this condition phlegm travels into eustachian tube.Treatment consists of decongestants,anti inflammatories and antibiotics.Best would be to consult a ENT specialist.Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 16 Sep 2011
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