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12-Year Old Son Experiencing Pain in the Jaw and Ear

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my 12 year old son has been having some ear pain from the beginning and jaw pain, well, i took him to the oral surgeon and his 12 year old molers are coming in at the moment, he lanced his gums( lasored), so that the corners of his teeth could come the rest of the way through, that was last wedsday when he had the surgery, he has been having clear liquid coming from the left her and he has been on 2 kinds of pain medicaton and none of them work, it sounds really crazy, and my son is not a hypocondriact, im trying to get to the bottom of this , and im really tired and drained from staying up all night with his pain and im doing all a mother can do, he has an appointment with a ear specialist this friday to determined if this is really it it has to be, please help me , what do you think about all this.


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replied March 22nd, 2006
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The pain your son is experiencing could be caused by an outer or middle ear inflammation. You can go immediately to an ENT-specialist . I understand that it is not easy to be a parent through my own experience. Some warm covering above the affected ear could relieve the pain, as might analgesics.
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