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Ear pain

Ear pain: Introduction

Ear pain: Pain due to lesions related to the external ear or radiating pain from middle and inner ear. See detailed information below for a list of 66 causes of Ear pain, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Ear pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ear pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ear pain

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Causes of Types of Ear pain:

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Ear pain Treatments

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Ear pain: Animations

Medications or substances causing Ear pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Ear pain as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Ear pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Ear pain

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Ear pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Ear pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Ear pain listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ear pain as a symptom include:

Definitions of Ear pain:

Earache; a pain localized in the middle or inner ear.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Ear pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Ear pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ear pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ear pain. Of the 66 causes of Ear pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 62 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ear pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Ear pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Ear pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ear pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Ear pain:

    Ear ache, Otalgia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Ear pain:

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