Ear Ache, Runny Nose And Sore Throat

Reviewed on 7/18/2022

The symptoms of ear pain, runny nose, and sore throat can occur with upper respiratory infections including the common cold and viral sore throat as well as sinus infections. Strep throat may also cause similar symptoms. If you have signs of an infection that do not improve, discuss your symptoms with your doctor 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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