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Jacksonville, FL
A 18-year-old female asked:

Scaley fungal infection in ear & outside on back of ears. itchy & red just behind the ears at 1st, now its been spreading deeper & deeper into scalp. & its always shed excess amounts of what looks like dead skin behind ears as well. whats this?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Needs eval: It may be a fungal infection, or eczema or psoriasis. The way you sort this out is by having a proper exam done.

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Last updated Sep 20, 2019

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