Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

itchy crusty ear canal

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Psoriasis: Psoriasis can also affect the ear canals, see a dermatologist.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Doctor can check: you could be having simple allergic reaction a heat pad on the ear and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) from over the counter there is special ear dr ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
You have: Just described eustachian tube dysfunction fairly well. If otc antihistamines and decongestants, and smoking cessation don't improve your symptoms wi ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide adequate background information on a problem before asking a clear related question. Things like, pat ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Itchy ears,: Commonest is from dry canal skin,like dandruff,either from lack of wax,psoriasis,shampoo settling and drying in your canal,,avoiding Q tips,not lettin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Try Debrox: As long as there is no pain, drainage, fever, you could try Debrox ear drops and this will help remove any wax, which could be irritating/itchy. If pe ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Auricle infection: More then likely this is a skin infection locally. Start by treating with antibiotic ointment.
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ear canal: The above symptoms may indicate an infection of the exteral auditory canal. This is best definitively diagnosed by a doctor examining the ear, and is ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Itchy Ears: You have a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Treatment can be with Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream or a mild topical steroid like desonide crea ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Peralta
Specializes in Medicina Familiar
Otitis externa: You may bring early infection if it hurts, is red and inflated so I recommend taking ibuprofen in what you go with your doctor for amtibiotoco

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month