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    What causes recurrent ear pains and loss of hearing?

I am a Brest Cancer patient. 2Chemo+Surgery(removed breast)+4Chemo+Radiation in 2009. Fron 2010 i have been suffering from on and off earaches which starts with a cold then a throat pain and finally an ear ache. I have antibiotics and it gets treated but just keeps reccuring. 13thNov, i had a dust allergy which started a mil.d cold and a headache, i took a paracetamol and the next 2 days were ok.Then the next day again headache and shivering, i took crocin and then a paracetamol again and was ok. This resulted in a throat ache and i did a gargle with betadine solution and inhalation with vicks. Things turned out ok again. Now, 23rd,24th, i stated getting severe earache and had a tab for the pain which lasts for onbly 6hrs. 27th pain was so much,had to see an ENT and he prescribed Advent 625 + Ailrite DC + Becocin + Dola 650. I cant hear now thru my left ear. I am just on the 2nd day of this huge medication.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018
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Hello,

A person with ear pain feels discomfort in the outer, middle, or inner ear. Ear pain may be caused by an ear injury, inflammation, or infection. The most common cause of ear pain is an ear infection, such as otitis media or otitis externa.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Esmeralda Sera,
Oncologist
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