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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes ear tightness and right side head pain?

I have tightness around my ear it doesnt hurt but my head hurts just on the right side Its causing me to have anxiety and it just feels like somehthing isnt right I went to the emergency room and the dr said I need to go see the ear nose and throat doctor
Tue, 30 Jan 2018
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dear user

thanks for contact HCM

this pain you feel refer mostly to have ear infection that cause that right ear tightness......bacterial infection some times causes otitis media with effusion that related to symptoms you have......if you have mild fever or fatigue this confirm bacterial should see ear doctor to see you and examine with may need tylenol and amoxicillin for treatment of suspected ear infection but simply you need not to worry about these symptoms as it is dimple and we see these cases alot in our clininc

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