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What are the symptoms of chronic fungal infection in ear.does it differ from acute infection?

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Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
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Yes: Chronic fungal infection in ear can cause partial hear loss or complete hearing loss,headache,liquid drainage from ear and dizziness.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: Common reasons for recurrent/ persistent itch, flaking, redness in external ear include allergy to neomycin in ear drops, use of irritant such as peroxide, seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis. Chronic fungus infection is very unlikely.

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