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Had sinus infection. Muffled hearing, throat pain. Taken antibiotics

I ve had a sinus infection since the beginning of the year, 3 weeks ago imy hearing got muffled in my left ear and 4 days later my throat started hurting, I ve been on antibiotics for ny sinus infection and I ve taken pills for decongestion, but I still can t fully hear out of my ear and only in the morning does my throat hurt when I swallow
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Persistence of the symptoms you present with suggest chronic sinusitis. The sinuses, the ear and the throat are structures which are interconnected, and an infection in one area easily contaminates the other. Appropriate antibiotics are required for these infections. In your case, specific X rays of the sinuses is advised to be done to exclude any pus collection in any of these sinuses. However, consulting an ENT specialist for a proper examination of your ears and throat should be considered.
Hope this helps and best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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