What causes earache and fever? 4 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Middle Ear Infection

A middle ear infection (otitis media) occurs when the area behind the eardrum becomes inflamed and fluid filled as a result of an infection or allergies. The condition is most common in children. It can cause pain...

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Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)

A sinus infection causes the sinuses and nasal passages to become inflamed. Facial swelling is a common sign of this type of infection.

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Mastoiditis

One of the most important structures in your inner ear is the mastoid bone. Although it's called a bone, the mastoid does not have the typical structure associated with bones in the human body. Rather than being soli...

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Malignant Otitis Externa

Otitis externa is a common ear infection that is also known as "swimmer's ear." It develops in the inner ear. In some cases, otitis externa can spread to the outer ear and surrounding tissue, including the bones of th...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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