Ear Ache, Swelling And Warm To Touch

Reviewed on 9/29/2022

Earache is often a sign of infection of the ear canal. Swelling and warmth to the touch are characteristic of inflammations and localized infection anywhere in the body. Pay attention to all your symptoms. If you believe you have signs of an infection, discuss your symptoms with your doctor in order to receive a proper diagnosis and 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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