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scab in ear

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Otitis externa: If you have infection and if it not getting better may need antibiotic drops, if it is secondary to allergy or eczema other forms of dermatitis may ne ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
37 years experience Internal Medicine
See your MD: Seems you are having an infection developed while you try to take the scab out
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
?ear dermatitis: To get a definitive answer, see a dr. And they can officially diagnose you to let you know what is going on with your ears. Good luck.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Scabs: in external auditory canal could be related to trauma or infection.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Ear wax remover: Debrox is the brand name for carbamoyl peroxide, which is an ear drop for softening up ear wax, and may dissolve some of the wax. If a person has his ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Don't pick- apply: topical antibiotic ointment instead and see doctor if not healed in 1-2 weeks
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You may: have infection/inflammation of the external ear canal. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: We can not tell you what to do except to advice you to make an appointment with your GP and get it checked.We don't know how it started and how long i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get checked: A scab or non-healing sore is concerning. if you have a significant history of sun exposure with or without sunscreen use, you could have a small ski ... Read More

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