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    What causes fever along with ear pain and cough?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have a fever goes down to 100 with advil/tylonel my ear hurts and im coughing
I don't have a sore throat.
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Answered by Dr. Noble Zachariah 1 hour later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Welcome and thanks for your query.
It's possible that you have an ear infection or a lung infection. It may be viral or bacterial. A wbc count would be helpful in this direction.
If possible see a doctor and have yourself examined and investigated as you would require an antibiotic if it is a bacterial infection. In most countries antibiotics are prescription medicines and the doctor will prescribe appropriately. Cefuroxime ( Zinnat)is a commonly prescribed and effective antibiotic in such conditions.

Do get back to me if you have further questions
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