Ear pain

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis is an uncommon bacterial infection of the mastoid bone behind the ear.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swelling or pain behind ear
  • Ear pain
  • High temperature
  • Feeling irritable
  • Discharge from ear

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Mastoiditis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Otitis media

Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear common in younger children.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Ear pain
  • High temperature
  • Hearing loss in one ear
  • Headache
  • Noises in ear

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Otitis media.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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