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What does an ear congestion indicate?

Hello. I had an ear infection a month and a half ago, and treated it with antibiotics. Today I am feeling congestion and some discomfort in my ear, and am wondering if I have another one! How can I tell if it is an ear infection or sinuses/allergies?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.
If it is an ear infection some symptoms can be:
-Earache
-A sharp stabbing pain with immediate warm drainage from the ear canal.
-A feeling of fullness in the ear.
-Nausea.
-Muffled hearing.
-Ear drainage.
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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