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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have an itchy patch, like a spot, on my ear. i scratched and it's dry and red and hot. i do have eczema. can this be serious? how long to heal?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Hard to say: But suggest that you try hydrocortisone cream on it for about a week. If it does not improve, then see your doctor to make sure that it is not a skin cancer (yes , even at your age).
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