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Do constant ear pain and jaw swelling indicate any serious ailments?

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Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Question: I've had an ear ache for over 4 months. PCP can find nothing. Jaw hurts and is swollen - low grade fever last two weeks. Ear pain keeps me up at night,,,,,
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Ear ache

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
A common reason for an ear ache and a jaw swelling is usually a carious and infected tooth.
Another cause be a parotid infection.
Please tell me do you have any tooth caries?
Send me the picture of your swollen jaw so that I can suggest you better and prescribe you accordingly.
Follow up with the required information

Take care
Thanks and regards
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Brief Answer: Ear ache Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query A common reason for an ear ache and a jaw swelling is usually a carious and infected tooth. Another cause be a parotid infection. Please tell me do you have any tooth caries? Send me the picture of your swollen jaw so that I can suggest you better and prescribe you accordingly. Follow up with the required information Take care Thanks and regards