Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Earache in Adults
The discomfort is likely related to a problem deeper in the ear canal or behind the ear drum. An infection may cause just discomfort or it may make you fell unwell with fever and body aches.
Do you have one or more of the following symptoms?
nasal congestion or other cold symptoms
pain when you tug on your earlobe.