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Itching ears at night

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment.
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 28 years experience
Itchy ears: Common itchy rashes that involve ears are eczema, which tends to be on the outside of the ear, and seborrheic dermatitis, which tends to be more in th... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Infection : May be an infection of the outer ear passage called otitis external. You could try some drops containing alcohol which you can get from your pharmacis... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 18 years experience
Cortaid (hydrocortisone): A little Cortaid (hydrocortisone) cream on external ear canal might help. Stop using qtips also!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Debrox : Debrox eardrops are used to soften earwax so that the earwax can be removed. It has no use in treating an itchy ear. Your symptoms sound more likely... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
See ENT doc: i recommend you see ENT doc. Systemic diseases would be most unlikely to cause unilateral thumping sounds. A multitude of ear diseases could. Pregnan... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Ear itching: It could be irritation from the ear bud, ear wax or just dry skin. First thing, i'd avoid putting anything into the ear including earbuds, fingers, a... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Allergies: Sounds like you are dealing with sinonasal allergies. Your symptoms are classic for allergies. Consider seeing an allergy specialist for testing to de... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Best not use Q-tips: Hydrocortisone is a medication with adverse consequences if not used appropriately. Most people have ear itching from chronic q-tip use, effectively s... Read More

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