Pain in the ear; otalgia.
- (pathology) A pain in the middle or inner ear.
- Any child who reports an earache or a sense of fullness in the ear, especially if combined with a prior upper respiratory tract infection, or fever, should be evaluated by a physician.
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- Symptoms may include an earache or severe pain in the ear or a sudden decrease in ear pain followed by drainage of clear, bloody, or pus-filled fluid.
- Symptoms can also include fever, chills, tiredness, muscle aches, earache, pain or discomfort when swallowing, and swollen glands in the neck.
- The main symptoms of mastoiditis are increasing earache, fever, and the development of redness and swelling behind the ear.