Earwax is not directly responsible for ear ache but ear wax accumulation in the ear canal puts pressure on the eardrum which can cause acute ear pain.
Exposure to wind and under water causes ear infections and consequent ear pain
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Ear infection occurs in the inner ear which is way behind the ear drum. Exposure to external agents like wind and water cannot possibly cause ear infection and consequent pain.
What is the purpose of the Eustachian Tube?
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The primary function of the Eustachian tube is to ventilate the middle ear space, ensuring that its pressure remains at near normal environmental air pressure. The secondary function of the Eustachian tube is to drain any accumulated secretions, infection, or debris from the middle ear space. If Eustachian Tube is not functioning well, it can cause ear pain and discomfort.
Infants can get ear infection and consequent pain from which one of these activities?
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Infants are put in a certain posture while bottle feeding. That posture inhibits the proper functioning of the Eustachian Tube and can cause complications.
A sore throat can cause ear ache.
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You don't get fat if your neighbour gets fat so how can you have ear ache when you have a sore throat? This logic falls flat when it comes to ear and throat. Ear, nose and throat are intimately connected and many patients have complained of ear ache when suffering from a sore throat.