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Is it because of infection that I have pain inside my ear ?

Hi, last time i feel dizzy and was diagnosed with vertigo . im not feeling dizzy anymore right now but my inner ear is abit painful sometimes. could it be inner ear infection? if it is, can I wait till June then consult a ent specialist? cos my appointment is only on 2nd of June.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Rachel,
Welcome to HCM.
Pain in the ear could be due to infection. I think you should not wait till June 2nd otherwise it will become worse and cause more damage.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi Welcome to Health care magic

if the pain in the ear is severe , discharge from it is pus, fever or decreased hearing then you need to consult immediately otherwise.. continue with the given ear drops and consult on the appointed date.. avoid of entry of water into the ear, swimming, etc.. maintain the ear clean and dry..
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