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Sudden ear ache. Really sharp pain. No cold symptoms. anything I can do for the pain?
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Any other medical problems or medications? How long as this been going on? Any other symptoms?
Thanks for the additional information.You can take ibuprofen for pain (and tylenol), but I would make an appointment to be seen by your physician tomorrow. It is possible the water and moisture after swimming may have provided the optimum environment for the development of an ear infection, specifically otitis externa. This is really common after swimming and needs antibiotics. You can also apply a warm compress to the ear, but this needs to be checked out for infection