Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
it is a typical description of a phyringitis and otitis
(an Ear infection
usually antibiotics given without a culture may suffice for such uncomplicated URI.
if a culture of throat secretions is done , all the better ! you may know the bugs and their sensitivity to the ongoing antibiotics. though it takes 2-3 days to grow and get reports.
I hope to have answered your query satisfactorily.
Take care and please keep me informed of your progress.
Good Luck !
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