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Your symptoms:
  • Earache
  • Red ears

What causes earache and red ears? 2 possible conditions

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

1

Mastoiditis

If an infection develops in your middle ear and blocks your Eustachian tube, it may subsequently lead to a serious infection in the mastoid bone.

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2

Malignant Otitis Externa

Malignant otitis externa occurs when an ear infection spreads to the outer ear and surrounding tissue.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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