What are the symptoms of an ear problem?

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 Dr. Kathleen Handal, MD
Emergency Medicine
The following are the signs and symptoms of associated with an ear problem:
  • Pain, earache
  • Headache
  • Jaw pain or tooth pain
  • Swelling, drainage
  • Hearing problems
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Dizziness, vertigo, loss of balance
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