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hello* i'm having itchy ears for about 2 years now, what can be the cause? what can i do

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Dr. Ishradth Cassim
General Practice 19 years experience
Pruritic ears: i assume its inside the ear canal u referring to. common issues are lack of wax/cerumen, dry old wax, fungal infections, psoriasis of ears, foreign body in ear like earbud.

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How can I treat itchy ears?

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Itchy ears.: You can try over-the-counter antihistaminic the one kind which does not make you drowsy. The pharmacist can help you with that.

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