Ear Ache, Itching Or Burning, Pain Or Discomfort And Tenderness To Touch

Reviewed on 7/18/2022

These symptoms can all occur with infections of the ear canal. A foreign object in the ear canal may also produce similar symptoms. If you believe you have an infection of the ear canal, it is important to seek the advice of a health care provider so that you can receive appropriate treatment.

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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