Originally Posted by Rumpelteazer
What I thought was a sore jaw turned out to be an infected ear, lol. I was just taking a shower when my ear popped, discharged a tiny bit fluid and the soreness in my jaw just disappeared. My ear is a bit numbish now and there is a slight ringing but at least the soreness (felt like a muscle ache) is as good as gone.
That sounds like it might be a ruptured ear drum. You'd best get it looked at! Hopefully not, but if the infection was in your inner ear, I don't see how else it could have happened.