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Hello I am getting over a bad cold and have had cold in my

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Hello
I am getting over a bad cold and have had cold in my ears, today they felt a bit better,
However I have woken up with pain in my ears so bad I cannot bear it, I am flying to Mexico on Thursday but really need to know what to do immediately about this horrendous pain,
Also with the pain I have a throbbing noise very bad in the same ear,
The other ear is a bit sore but nothing like the right one
Thank you
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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you have to see a doctor right away at the A&E about your ears.

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you could have a bad inner ear infection

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which will require antibiotics for it to get better.

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you might need a nasal steroid spray to help clear your sinuses as well to help your ears drain.

JACUSTOMER-9a8f7o2x- : Will I be able to see someone during the night
Dr. David :

yes, many A&E departments are open 24 hours a day.

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or you can see someone tomorrow before your trip on thursday.

Dr. David :

but you should see a doctor before your flight.

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and you should bring aboard medications like sudofen and benadryl

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which can help on the trip.

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do you have any other questions?

JACUSTOMER-9a8f7o2x- : Can I take anything now for the pain
Dr. David :

you can use sudofed to help clear your sinuses and

Dr. David :

you can use paracetamol for now.

Dr. David :

you need to see a doctor for stronger pain medications

JACUSTOMER-9a8f7o2x- : i have wrong aping melds but it is not working I will get my husband to take me to a and e
JACUSTOMER-9a8f7o2x- : thank you
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you are welcome

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