Why does my ear hurt whenever i have a cold?

So, I'm not really sure if this is the right place to ask this, but here it is. Whenever I have a cold the inside of my left ear always hurts. On a scale to 1-10 I'd rate the pain as a 3, it is not that bad, and probably nothing serious, but I'd like to know why this happens. Thank you.

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Yes, this is the right place to ask this! I get the same thing, it might be a mild infection.

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That sounds about right!

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the pressure inside ur ear is controlled by the eustachian tube and when u get a cold , the throat part of the tube gets blocked affecting the pressure inside the ear and causing pain , the same kind u might feel when u ascend quickly on an aeroplane ! sometimes an infection can cause more severe pain that will not go away until u treat the infection !

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I did some research, apparently the eustachian tube in the ear, which connects to the back of the throat and serves as a passage for air gets clogged and causes pain. It should go away by itself.

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