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seborrheic dermatitis ear canal

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Try hydrocortisone: Seborrheic dermatitis of nonscalp regions is extremely steroid-responsive, and therefore potent fluorinated steroids need not be used. Moreover, since ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Diet and topicals: Dietary adjustments by decreasing simple sugars is the most important way of managing this. Steroids are a temporary measure, if seborrheic dermatitis ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Psoriasis Vs. Eczema: It is common to find eczema or psoriasis start in and around the ear.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I can discuss: Seborrheic dermatitis of scalp (but I am not sure if you are referring to the external ear canal) or the external ear itself. If OTC dandruff shampoo ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear dermatitis /numb: Is it just dermatitis (eczema) or psoriasis? and though not the usual rash make sure with numbness it is not lyme disease. Sometimes get scalp dermat ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Antifungal&steroids: You may need antifungal shampoo like Nizoral (ketoconazole) and steroid cream behind your ears see your doctor or ENT specialist.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Clobrtasol: No, you cannot because clobetasol is a class one steroid and too strong for your child. You can try otc Cortaid or cortisone 10. If that is not helpf ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The two: disease are "similar": but have very DIFFERENT causes and LOCATIONS all of which allow the trained DERMATOLOGIST to distinguish the two. The "appearan ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Seb derm areas: Seborrheic dermatitis can affect the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, groin and lower abdomen, and the fold between the buttocks. Psoriasis can d ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not much: It might be easier to apply topical treatments to the scalp if there isn't hair, but shaving your head won't make the seborrheic dermatitis any better ... Read More

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