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  • Posted By: amandaj79
  • January 31, 2008
  • 00:50 PM

Please advise as im at the end of my teather! For the past year (and indeed previous years) i have suffered with recurrent tonsillar area pain (mostly on rt side) and have been given various antibiotics that have had limited sucess. More recently i have been experiencing associated ear pain (rt side)in the form or sharp and stabbing like pains and indeed have gone deaf in that ear! my doctor said i had inner ear infection and have taken clarythromycin and neomycin ear drops for 2/52 with little improvement. this pain extends from my ear to my throat and feel tender especially in front and behind ear and in area where glands are situated to my tonsil area also(also on rt side in particular). I am now feeling like a hypochondriac as over the last week i have had the worst headaches possible, that seem to concentrate behind my eyes and to forehead with nausea and increased stabbing pain to my rt ear also! Im feeling generally unwell and constantly tired since i can remember. I have been back to my GP and suggested that i would like to see a ENT specialist to no avail, instead he is offering a blood test to rule out Glandular fever. I work as a Theatre nurse and so have tried every over the counter remedy (that my Gp keeps advising me to try). However i have noticed that my headaches appear to be worse in the afternoons maybe this is attributed to my working environment also i.e laminar airflow/constant changing pressures etc but have only experienced these headaches since my Ear problems have started! I feel i cannot continue with all of these symptoms and deafness so please could anyone help me....im desperate!!!!!!

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  • Yeast infiltration/infection of the nasal passage.http://www.thinforlife.info/sugar_cravings.html Regards.
    TerryG 120 Replies
    • February 1, 2008
    • 03:31 AM
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  • At the hospital, do you see any ENT docs? Shanghai one and tell him the three worst symptoms. Do they have their own private scrub nurses? Make friends with them. Can you go to a private doc? You will probably pay out the nose (no pun intended), but bad infections of the ear can fry the nerve endings resulting in deafness. I would also get a new primary doc. What a ***k. Where do you live? Grab a resident/ house doc and have him look in your ears with a otoscope. Lay on the floor of your docs office and kick and scream until you get a referral. You have the right to be angry, and you must be proactive with your health. You might have a tonsillar abscess, retropharyngeal abscess, sinus infection etc.
    rad-skw 1,605 Replies
    • February 1, 2008
    • 11:52 AM
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