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I always have flaky things coming out of my ears What is it

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin and wax: You may have some eczema of the ear canal. The ear canal is lined with the same lining as the rest of your body... Any skin condition that can affect ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
It may be...: IT sounds like you could be having seborrheic dermatitis, although we need some more information and a direct exam for a final diagnosis. This could a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
DRY EAR SKIN?: Simple moisturizers may help but the constant wetness needs evaluated in order to eradicate it.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: If the fluid is clear and not infected antibiotics will not help. Sometimes a decongestant or sinus wash could help you with this problem. Best to hav ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Skin infection: I have only seen this type of skin reaction in pierced ears and it is usually related to a bacterial skin infection. I suggest a dermatology evaluatio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear infection: Need to check for ear infection in the canal or behind the eardrum.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Got flu?: Influenza flu is a viral infection that effects your respiratory system. The symptoms are: muscle ache, headache, congestion, weakness and fatigue. N ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus : Ringing in the ear is called tinnitus it is normal. To have occasional. Ringing. When it is more frequent it could mean you have a hearing loss. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Otalgia: Otalgia is fancy term for ear pain but it doesn't explain cause. Ear is comprised of 3 distinct parts. Inner ear doesn't typically hurt but can lead t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Move lower jaw: It may be a eustacian tube that is clogged on that side, or it may be wax or debris in the outer ear canal. Open your jaw half way and move your chin ... Read More

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