when i went to my family dr she told me it could be from my smoking , and she said also that i had fluid in my ear.. ive Never had an earache before.. but my friend was telling me the sharp random pain doesnt seem like an earache .. i was on a zpac but i never got any ear drops or anything.. the pain only comes once a day or once every few days but when it comes its very strong and painful.. i dont know what to do im going back to my family dr soon and plan to ask her what else we can do .. but for now i was seeing if anyone had experieced this and have some remedy to help til i can get to the dr :) thanks so much in Advance .. and thanks for reading