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my ears itch so bad inside

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
19 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Need exam: Can't really tell without an exam. See your primary care for one, and ask if a dermatology consultation is appropriate. Hope this helps!
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A member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dryness or allergy: The most common cause of itching of the ear canal is dryness. If you are a q-tip user, the ear may be too clean. Sometimes mineral oil can relieve t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wisdom Teeth?: Do you still have your wisdom teeth? Because you are in pain you need to see your dentist promptly. Please call your dentist & describe your symptoms ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Schermer
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Netipot: You may be smelling your sinuses, your tongue, or your throat. It is a good idea to get checked by a doctor to make sure you do not have a sinus or t ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Intertrigo: intertrigo is a condition where yeast grows between or under the breasts, due to the collected and moisture in the area. see your doctor for an exam a ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Pressure barometric : Pressure, temp can influence each other This may be part of the explanation You can ask your physician to see if anything is happening in you ears whe ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is time to go see your doctor.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Exam need: You will need an exam to get an accurate DX. Could be anal fissure, hemorrhoids, or other conditions.
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A male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: This could be just irritation, viral, or even allergy cause. Without an exam it would be impossible to determine the etiology. You might just try ir ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: Simple answer is dry mucus membrane. Would start with saline mist used multiple times throughout the day and make sure of adequate oral hydration. I ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Tonsillitis: Ear pain can occur with tonsillitis. It is called referred pain. An exam by your doctor would sort this out. It does not cause wetness in your ear can ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: Consult your doctor for oral medication to treat your ringworm
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably your fault: Almost all of my patients with itchy ears clean their ears with qtips or use peroxide or other measures. You need healthy wax in your ear canals. Wax ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Postauricular LAD: Lymphadenopathy or inflamed/enlarged lymph nodes (ln) involving the postauricular lymph nodes can present as painful bumps behind the ears. There are ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe due to water: Getting wate or shampoo in the ear can cause irritation. The clogging could be due to water or moist wax. Yo may need to have the ear examined to ma ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fungus: You may have a fungal infection. Try otc remedies available at any pharmacy. If that doesn't work, see a podiatrist.
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