How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Phil, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 58727
Experience:  GP in the United States
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Phil, MD is online now

Yesterday I woke up with ear ache & painful jaw especially

This answer was rated:

yesterday I woke up with ear ache & painful jaw especially when drinking & eating also the glands under my jaw were swollen could this be neuritis & what should I do& I am 81 a have some arthritis controlled high blood pressure & take up to 8 paracetamol a day to help after joint replacement surgery alma larkin

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

This is definitely related to some type of infection

possibly in the ear/sinus or throat

can you see a doc today?

Dr. Phil, MD and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you