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Pain below left ear, moving to left side of throat, blood in sputum. Treatment options?

I am having pain below my left ear and it moves down to my left side of the throat along jaw line and sometimes I got severe itching in my ear and in my throat and for the last two months when I wake up in the morning I feel like my throat is dry and walls of my throat rub with each other and sometimes when i spit there are traces of blood in it.... I am worried...plz help me out ...shall i get checked and what tests would you prefer..
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Thanks for writing to H.C.M. for your query.

I have gone through your query regarding pain below left ear and reaching down to left side of throat. You have also itching in your throat and ear. Today morning on spitting you noticed blood in sputum.

Your this clinical history indicates that you are suffering from chronic tonsillitis with sepsis. At present you are advice for these basic investigations-
(1) Culture and sensitivity of throat swab.
(2) Sputum for AFB.
(3) X-Ray chest - P.A.View.
(4) Blood - CBC, ESR, blood sugar- F. & P.P..
(5) Urine for Routine and Microscopic.
(6) Direct laryngoscopy.

Apart from this good clinical examination and there co-relation with inferences of investigations will reach to correct diagnosis and that can be manage accordingly.

With Regards.
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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