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ear fungus in humans

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain, itch: Ear fungus is often the result of an over-wet ear canal. It can come after being treated for other types of ear problems and needs to be diagnosed an ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: A fungal infection of the ear canal is not frequently seen. You need to be evaluated.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vinegar/ debridement: First order of business it to remove the fungus and debris in your ear. An ENT will do that. If your ear drum is intact, irrigating it with vinegar/wa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Ear wax: A dark brown to back substance in your ears is ear wax. See an ENT doctor for cleaning.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Fungus: Please see an infectious disease or skin specialist. Make sure a sample is taken for analysis so that the correct med can be use. There are antique ga ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected: Ear wash by your doctor would be helpful in opening up blocked external ears, good luck
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Ear fungus: First, he should make sure it's really fungus. Could just be a lot of wax? Or maybe a bacterial infection? His doctor can do a "culture" and see fo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Fungus: Pretty common. Trauma from q tips, swimming, showering are some of the causes. treatment is drops, dry ear precautions and cleaning
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Fungus infection: the answer depends on location and possible type of fungus and immune status of child

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