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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for ear pain

I have a super bad earache in my leftear and it is causing me to not be able to sleep. Also i cant really bite down it hurts and its pushing my lower jaw forward which is messing up my bite. please help me it hurts so bad i need some kind of OTC meds to take.
Sat, 10 May 2014
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
There seems to be infection in the ears and due to inflammation there is pain .
It is better if you consult an ENT specialist to get examined and for advice of antibiotic.
Anibiotics are required in addition anti inflammtory medicines like ibuprofen and diclofenac would help.
Or there could be wax in the ears.
If on examination there is wax in the ears then wax need to be removed. Sometimes wax is present and which gets swells up by the water which goes in the ears while taking bath.
In doubt do reply.
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