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My ear and throat is hurting is that a sign

Patient: My ear and throat is hurting is that a sign of an ear infection

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query, albeit small and specific.When throat and ear are hurting simultaneously the probable c auses are :-Infection of the ear and the throat, both.-In some cases, the infection in the throat like acute tonsillitis can be referred to the corresponding ear.For this the most important part is to have an examination of the ENT t ascertain the causes at both the areas and to plan a treatment accordingly.The treatment remains almost same except adding decongestant drops in ear infection.I hope this answer helps you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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