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Should I go to the ER for severe right earache or wait until Monday's appointment?

I'm 20, on thursday I woke with dull throbbing. It has gotten worse. I have a 101 F fever, I think the throbbing is still there but now my ear canal is so blocked I can't feel anything in the canal, but there is still sharp stinging pain in what feels like the back. My outer ear is swollen, the pain extended to my throat. Chewing or hiccups feels like my ear is tearing, I have almost zero hearing in this ear. ER or wait? 

Related Topics: Ears, Fever, Ear Canal, Sting, Pain
 

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