A member asked:

Right ear itches or tickles on outside of head especially the little flap sticking out in front. do not use shampoo, use only ivory soap for shampoo, seems to help, other shampoo makes really bad. only right ear

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Dr. Joy Jackson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

This may be a dermatitis or an eczematous lesion. Try an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream two to three times a day and monitor for relief. If this does not work and the symptoms persist, schedule a visit with your primary care provider. Good luck.

Answered Oct 3, 2016



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