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A 65-year-old male asked:

excessive ear wax since i was a child. recently, extremeitchiness in my ear cwnal.

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 21 years experience
Seborrhea: Itchiness in the ear canal is often caused by seborrheic dermatitis. This can be treated with topical treatments such as topical steroids. See an ENT physician or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Get someone: To examine your ear canal with an otoscope. There are a number of diagnoses that can give you the itchiness. Depending on what it is, medicated drops may help.

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