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A 18-year-old female asked:

Fung. infec. in corner of ears (inside the ear-fold right by sideburns). has flare ups: sudden itching & if touched,liquid leaks from corner.can leak nonstop @ times;ear corner can become raw.liquid crystallizes overtime.crystals liquify upon touch?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Recheck with doctor: Maybe not or no longer a fungal issue. Earlobes can get eczema or seborrhea. A fungal skin infection is more likely to occur on warm, moist parts of the body such as armpits, groin, or in between toes. Candida yeast infections can occur on the skin or in the mouth or vagina. Fungi can be found on moist areas like locker room floors, so athlete's foot infections can start from contact with fungi.

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Last updated Sep 20, 2019

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