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Earache: Causes, Symptoms and Treating Otalgia

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Earache (otalgia) is the term used to describe feelings of discomfort including pain, pressure or blockage, in one or both ears.

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Most earaches resolve within a few days. Even in the case of prolonged ear infections, the prognosis is usually positive.

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