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Treated for strep throat. Having terrible pain in jaw, radiating to ear. Difficulty in eatin, speaking. Suggestions?

I tested positive for strep throat 12 days ago and did a round of antibiotics and my throat no longer hurts but I have a terrible pain in my jaw and it feels like it is spreading into my ear. It started hurting when I was sick and gets worse each day. The pain is constant and makes eating and talking very difficult. I don t know if this pain could be related to the strep infection or if I would be wasting my time going back to the doctor.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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thank you.
sometimes middle ear cavity infection occurs due to spreading infection from the throat.
your both ears should be checked properly.
probably you have some residual infection which causing the problem.
it is better to consult your doctor.
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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