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Diagnosed with blocked eustachian tube. On antibiotics and steroids. Pain in the ear and throat, dizziness, fever. Is this a middle ear infection?

27/F Recently diagnosed with a blocked eustation tube. I ve gone through 7 shots of antibiotics and 2 packets of steroids. The pain starts each time on the left side upper chest. Then my throat gets swollen and sore from pressure (not a sore throat ). Finally works it s way up to my ear. Lots of ear pain inside and behind/below my ear. I m concerned that each time it starts it starts in my chest and works it s way up rather than in my ear working it s way down. Should I be worried about something more severe like lymphona? Or is this typical of a middle ear infection? Other Symptoms: Dizziness , occasional fever, typical allergy drainage
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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Thanks for your query
I can feel your concern
You should be examined with the help of tuning fork to localize the level of infection.
I recommend you to start with antibiotics .you should do gargles and take some green tea I recommend to have a proper clinical examination.
Hope it helps
Dr imran
Answered: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
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