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Runny nose, cough, green mucus, fever, body pain. Taking Ibuprofen

I started with a runny nose and as I would breathe in my right ear popped. It wasn t painful yet so I pinched my nose, took a deep breath then held it while keeping my mouth closed. Hearing became normal but then as I swallow my ear popps. I became very ill with cough and thick green mucus , fever, body aches for four days. My ear has not gone back to normal. Still congested cough green mucus and very sensitive hearing, here and there sharp pains inside ear. I tried ear drops but nothing. Just on Ibuprofen . Please help I have no health insurance
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Welcome in H.C.M.
I have gone through query regarding your running nose and popping of ear, some time it gets blocked and you got little relief by blowing your nose against close mouth and pinched nose.
I would like to say some times infection from nose and throat reaches via Eustachian tube ( tubular connection between ear and throat ) and giving rise to fullness in ear followed by ear ache and discharge. All this happens due to obstruction of Eustachian tube.
You are advice to take antibiotic, anti inflammatory, anti histaminic and decongestant to get relief from this condition. If you feel no get no response from this treatment than please contact your ent doctor for clinical evaluation and treatment.

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Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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