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I would like to ask a few more questions:Besides the sore throat and ear issues, have you had a fever, runny/clogged nose or a cough?
If there are no other major symptoms, its most likely eustachian tube dysfunction. The eustachian tube is a drainage tube from the middle ear into the back of the throat. It is designed to help equalize pressure around the ear drum (tympanic membrane). Often times when a person has developed a mild viral infection (sore throat, nasal congestion, etc) there is a little swelling of the eustachian tube that can cause the symptoms you listed above.The FamilyDoctor.org has an excellent patient reference on eustachian tube dysfunction here (or copy and paste https://familydoctor.org/condition/eustachian-tube-dysfunction/
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