Ear Ache And Swollen Gums

Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2020

Earache and swollen gums can be present with teething in infants. Earache can otherwise be related to infections anywhere in the ear canal, a foreign object in the ear, or a sinus infection. Swollen gums may be due to inflammation of the gums (gingivitis). It is important to check in with your doctor if you are bothered by these or any other symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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