What are the symptoms of viral ear infections?

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The defining symptom of a viral ear infection is a painful earache. Other symptoms can include a fever and dizziness. Blockage of the ear can cause feelings of fullness in the ear and hearing impairment for the duration of the infection.

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Ear Disorders

Ear Disorders

Your ear is a complex organ composed of the outer, middle and inner ear (as well as fluid). Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. Treatmen...

t options for ear disorders vary based on the type of disorder you have.
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