Ear pain is a common symptom, which can vary from mild to severe. Severe ear pain can even disrupt your normal day-to-day activities. Read the article to understand the cause behind your pain.
Pain in the ear is one of the most common complaints. It is present in infectious, allergic and malignant diseases of the ear and related structures.
Few important diseases that cause ear pain are:
Besides these, there are a few conditions where there is no disease associated with the ear, but the patient often get ear pain along with this. This is medically named as referred otalgia.
Causes of Referred Otalgia:
All the above diseases have their own clinical features. Diagnosis is made on the basis of clinical findings and their correlation with relevant investigations. Depending upon the diagnosis, treatment is carried out. Every disease needs separate treatment.
Few of them are treated by medicines while some need surgical intervention.
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19 Oct 2019 - 1 min read
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