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Causes Of Ear Pruritus
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
See your doctor: A doctor would need to examine the bumps to try and diagnose them. ...Read more
My wife has burning itchy sensation all over her body in her ear and down by her crouch area for the past week. What's the cause and some solutions?
Doctor can evaluate: Itching all over can be due to an allergic or irritant reaction to some medicine, food, virus, soap, etc... A primary care doctor can evaluate. Sometimes, the doctor will order some blood tests to check the liver, kidneys, and other organs, if there is unexplained itching. Uncommon, but possible, is overall itching due to getting parasites, such as after foreign travel. ...Read more
Sebaceous cysts: Many people have these cysts, which develop in the earlobes and behind the ears. They are oily, containing sebum, and sometimes can get infected. If you're able to express and drain them on your own, I would not be too concerned. If you develop a large one or it becomes infected, then sometimes surgical removal is necessary. ...Read more
Can dry itchy (irritation?) ear skin causes lymph node behind ear to swell? Kind of hard and ever so slightly movable.
My ears are really dry on the outer part and they are really itchy and when i scratch them they burn really bad. What would cause that?
Maybe it is eczema: It is difficult to tell exactly what you have, but likely it is eczema--which is quite common. Itching typically causes scratching and excessive cleaning which often makes it worse. Fungal infection can also cause itching. If you have rashes elsewhere such as elbows/knees etc...Then more likely eczema. Try some otc cortisone cream, and minimize excessive cleaning/drying. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer