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A 35-year-old male asked:

when i dig my right ear, it bleeds a little. what does this mean? i had it cleaned and used mometasone furoate topical solution usp .1%

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Too much digging,,,: This might just be from too vigorous digging/cleaning that took away too much skin in there. Your fingernails might be too long or you might've rubbed too hard if you used an object like a Qtip, etc.. As for that solution, it's supposed to reduce inflammation and likely isn't responsible for the bleeding/rash unless you have an allergy. If it persists without scratching, see your Doctor.

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