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can humans get ear mites

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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Humans are generally immune to feline ear mites.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Ear lavage: Make an appointment to have your ears flushed out ( lavaged)- this is a common misconception-clumps of wax can feel like something foreign in your ear ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Very itchy: Ear mites would cause itchiness and may interfere with your hearing. Get your doctor to look. All the best.
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience Internal Medicine
ITCHING: It is very rare to have mites in ear in human, but it is reported. Most common symptoms is itching and can be associated with hearing issue. ear mite ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor about this.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely nothing: First it was unlikely to be a flea. Even if it does, it would not cause you any harm. Enjoy the flea meal.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Canine mites: Studies reveal that the answer to this question is β€œyes” β€” but transmission of ear mites from canines to humans is very rare. Most often, the mites ar ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Kwell (lindane): Lindane is a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies. This medication should be prescribed by a health care provider and it needs to be used co ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: The ear canals are not the site dust mite favors. Their favorite dwelling place is your bed (mattress, pillow, box spring, and even comforter). I ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Tea tree oil: Need to see ophthalmologist. I use tea tree oil and Pilocarpine ointment.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can use it on ear lobes.
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