A 47-year-old member asked:
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can an ear infection cause a rash?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: If the ear infection drains from the ear canal, it can spread to the ear and the skin around the ear.
Answered on Dec 22, 2019

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