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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eczema: Could be due to wax in the ear canal or eczema of the ear canals with dry skin. Best to see your otolaryngologist for an exam and appropriate treatmen ... Read More

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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Anti-histamine: Red itchy watery eyes, itchy nose, sneezing, and itchy throat can all be symptoms of allergic rhinitis or hayfever. You can try over-the-counter anti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Viral or allergic: Suggest taking your temperature to try to distinguish the two. Try salt water gargles and other supportive treatments to keep more comfortable.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies: This sounds like you have some allergies. Dust in homes can be tainted with lead dust, cockroach dander, pet dander, cigarrette smoke, among other t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infecti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Itchy ears: It would probably be best to find out why you have so much itching and address that problem. Most likely, you have an allergy that manifests as itchin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Itching ears: You can have an skin condition called atopic dermatitis and that can cause dry cracking in the ear canal you will feel an itch. There are medicines th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Maybe safe, but: There is no question in my mind about white vinegar being the better choice. I'd dilute it 1:1 with water. It's very successful at stopping itch - eve ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Basil Harris
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Itch not to scratch.: Some itches shouldn't be scratched. Please don't stick anything in your ear! you do not want to damage your ear drum. You can have your doctor look ... Read More

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