What is the differential diagnosis of otalgia in an adult with a normal ear examination?

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Abstract

EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER

The most common causes of secondary otalgia (ear pain caused by a nonotologic source) in adults are likely dental disease, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, and cervical spine arthritis (SOR: C, based on case series and chart review).

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