Left Ear And Sore Throat Hurt When Swallowing?
Good evening, I want to ask why my left ear hurts, I think it’s just because of the inclusion of water, how come it actually becomes more painful, then if it hurts my throat and my ear is the problem. Please answer, thank you
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Pain in the ear can be caused by infection of the external ear (otitis externa) or middle (otitis media) bacteria, ear wax / cerumen, fungal infection, infection of the mastoid bone (mastoiditis), injury due to trauma to foreign bodies such as ear cleaning equipment. In addition to the pain that is felt, whether there is itching, discharge from the ear or perceived hearing loss.
Associated with sore throat (afternoon throat) can be caused by inflammation due to viral infection, or irritation due to food, drinks or foreign objects that hit the throat. A sore throat can usually be accompanied by symptoms of coughing and runny nose. Sore throat generally does not require antibiotics. This condition can improve by itself as the body's immune system increases and avoids objects, food and drinks that can trigger irritation in the throat.
Other conditions in sore throat can also be caused by streptococcal bacterial infections (strep throat). In this condition, antibiotics are needed to reduce the development of bacteria. Symptoms that arise are usually more severe than ordinary sore throat (afternoon throat). Fever more than 38 ° C, painful swallowing, body discomfort / discomfort, decreased appetite, joint pain, swelling in the tonsil / tonsil area or in the palate with white patches containing pus and swelling of the lymph nodes. around the affected area. Tonsillitis / inflammation of the tonsils (tonsils) can also cause similar complaints.
You also need to know that the nose, mouth, ear and throat are interconnected by a channel called the eustachian tube. Because of this, if one part is disturbed, then it is also felt in the surrounding area. Similarly, when there is a viral or bacterial infection, it is not uncommon for complaints to be felt to the ear area and the germs that cause the infection can also spread and invade the ear area or vice versa.
Increase the consumption of water, avoid foods and drinks that can trigger throat irritation such as fatty foods, fried foods, water that is too cold / ice, food / drinks that are too hot, and environmental conditions that are too hot and dusty.
Do not hesitate to do a consultation and examination to the nearest doctor or ENT specialist. The doctor will conduct further evaluations to find out the type of abnormality and appropriate treatment.
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