I am having a headache along with congestion and confusion as well as an ear pain like if there is some pressure on it. I am not sure if this is an allergy like sinusitis because I barely have any other symptoms than I mentioned above.
Sometimes, I feel a dry throat, but I think that is due to taking less fluids. I had this a few weeks before and had a stuffy nose. I got well in the middle, but it came back. I will mention the environmental conditions that I am currently living in. The weather is really dry and cold air blows mostly.
Since there have been barely any rain in the past weeks, as well as there is a high proportion of pollen and pollution in the area as well. I have been to the doctor during the initial days of this problem, she prescribed me an antihistamine (Loratadine).But, I just took it for a day as I felt anxious and had panic attacks, which I believed happened due to its adverse effects.
Currently, I am relying on the home remedies like steam inhalation and use of warm cloth on ears to relieve the ear pain. I need an urgent help to cure this because it is killing my productivity and preventing me to think and work efficiently. I am a high school student who will be having mid-year examinations in a couple of weeks.
Welcome to icliniq.com.
From what you describe, it sounds like you may have an ear infection.
In the initial stages of an ear infection, there will be severe ear pain, a feeling of blocked sensation in the ear, decreased hearing, fever and this usually happens along with a severe cold or sinusitis.
In case of rupture of the ear drum due to severe infection, there might be a slight blood or pus discharge from the ear along with a decrease in ear ache.
In case of an ear infection, you will need antibiotics, which you can get after visiting an ENT surgeon for examination.
I suggest the following medicines to help you. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.
Apart from these medicines you need to do steam inhalation thrice a day. Drink plenty of warm fluids.
For further information consult an allergy specialist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/allergy-specialist
Was this answer helpful?|
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from ear pain for the last two days and it has become really serious now. The entire right side of my face has gone numb and I am not able to hear properly in my right ear. I can listen to some hissing sound. I remember cleaning my ear with my fingers and tried to... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, When I was using Q-tips to clean my ears, I slipped and I may have gone a little too deep with one. I felt a little discomfort in my ear. That was three days ago and I still feel a little weird in that area. Could I have ruptured or punctured my eardrum? Is it important to go to an ear... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have hearing loss from childhood. I had an infection in both the ears four years before and got it treated with antibiotics and got well. But, within weeks, a fluid of light green and sometimes brown color started leaking from my ear often during the day and it was itching. The doct... Read Full »
Ask your health query to a doctor online?Ask an Allergy Specialist Now