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Inner Ear (Definition)

The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more


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Ive been having sex with my girlfriend and recently my penis has been more itchy than usual and ive noticed small white spots appearing on the head. ?

Ive been having sex with my girlfriend and recently my penis has been more  itchy than usual and ive noticed small white spots appearing on the head. ?

Yeast infection?: Your symptoms suggest yeast infection, especially if uncircumcised and the "white spots" are under the foreskin. Vaginal itching or discharge also would fit with yeast. STDs are possible if your relationship is new and/or either of you has had other partners in the past few months. If so, both should see a doctor or clinic. If not, you could both try an OTC yeast cream, but see doc if no response. ...Read more

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If your inner ear itches and then hurts; what causes it and what should you do about it? It was itchy last year and the dr. Said to put cortisone cream on it and the itching went away, but not for long. Repeated the procedure. Helped, but not for long.

If your inner ear itches and then hurts; what causes it and what should you do about it? It was itchy last year and the dr. Said to put cortisone cream on it and the itching went away, but not for long.  Repeated the procedure.  Helped, but not for long.

Itchy : Itchy ears can be from allergies, dermatitis, infection (bacterial or fungal), wax... Could it be possible that you tried to scratch the ear and dis damage to the skin in the canal? This should be an easy fix with your primary care doctor with a possible referral to an ENT if it cannot be fixed. ...Read more

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What could cause a blocked nose, itchy eyes and an itchy inner ear at the same time?

What could cause a blocked nose, itchy eyes and an itchy inner ear at the same time?

Allergy: These symptoms are most consistent with allergic rhinitis also known as hay fever. Symptoms include itchy ears, eyes, and nose, runny or congested nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. The itch in the ear can feel like you want to scratch deeply in your ear and high in the back of your throat. Taking over the counter medications such as Claritin (loratadine) or Allegra can help. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have two flat red spots behind my right ear? Not painful or itchy

What could cause me to have two flat red spots behind my right ear?  Not painful or itchy

Most commonly: these would be little patches of inflammation/irritation, but without being itchy it is less likely to be an allergic or inflammatory reaction. Perhaps they are petechiae which can result when tiny blood vessels called capillaries burst under the skin. They can be caused by injury/trauma. OK to watch for a few days. If more develop, become painful or irritated, see your Doctor/Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Right Inner ear always itchy and with flaky fry skin?

Right Inner ear always  itchy and with flaky fry skin?

Infection : See your doctor for a culture of the flaky skin and evaluation. Sometimes a chronic infection always exuding may be the cause. Your doctor can get a culture and possibly refer you to and ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have got an itchy inner ear, what should I do?

Checkup: Best to see your otolaryngologist. This may be due to eczema in the ear canal , impacted wax, or other causes. ...Read more

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My inner ear is itchy and the back of my throat what could be causing this?

My inner ear is itchy and the back of my throat what could be causing this?

Ear itching: Allergic rhinitis is caused by allergy to pollens and other airborne allergens. The nose filters out these allergens and they are swept back toward the throat by cillia. These pollens trapped in mucious pass over the ear canal openings and down the throat were they can cause itching. ...Read more

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I think I have an ear infection, my inner ear itchy and clogs up at night.

I think I have an ear infection, my inner ear itchy and clogs up at night.

Your question is ?: It is interesting that you have diagnosed your problem. But what are you asking? To use the site properly you provide background and ask a related question. If you have decided what your issue is either ask a relevant question or keep it to yourself. There are thousands who want to ask relevant questions. ...Read more

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In my inner ear it has been really itchy & I have been sticking my finger in to scratch it. Even cutting it. Could I have an infection?

In my inner ear it has been really itchy & I have been sticking my finger in to scratch it. Even cutting it. Could I have an infection?

Not a good: idea to fiddle with it. You might have incited an infection or irritation of the ear canal. Have your doctor take a look at it. He can prescribe eardrops for you. ...Read more

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Can inner ear fungal infections be harmful to your body? My inner ears have been itchy for a long time now and I don't know what's causing it

Can inner ear fungal infections be harmful to your body? My inner ears have been itchy for a long time now and I don't know what's causing it

External ear: I am sure you mean a possible fungal infection of the EXTERNAL EAR CANAL, not the inner ear. You need a culture of the drainage of the ear canal skin to document the presence of fungus. The most common cause of dry ears causing itchiness is the over use of Q-tips to clean your ears of wax. Wax in the ear canal is important and healthy and will migrate out on its own. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my throat feel itchy when my inner ear is itchy? I know they're connected but is this normal considering that I have ear infect.?

Why does the back of my throat feel itchy when my inner ear is itchy? I know they're connected but is this normal considering that I have ear infect.?

Likely normal: Angel, the middle ear space and the throat are connected by the eustachian tube. If you have an ear infection of the middle ear space - called otitis media, then it is possible that you may have symptoms in the throat as well. I would be sure to have your throat and ear examined to determine if you have a condition that requires treatment. ...Read more

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Sleep with ear plugs every night, change them 1x monthly. inner ear itchy hurt and peeling by end of month. what should I be doing? go to my dermatologist ?

Sleep with ear plugs every night, change them 1x monthly. inner ear itchy hurt and peeling by end of month. what should I be doing? go to my dermatologist ?

Ear plugs: are associated with a buildup of WAX (Cerumen) in the ear canal... You should have your ears examined since this does not usually result in itchiness.(more likely due to a "dandruff - like condition of the ears/scalp (seborrhea)
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Sore and itchy throat, one of my inner ear canal hurting and itching, sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes.

Sore and itchy throat, one of my inner ear canal hurting and itching, sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes.

Allergies vs Cold: It sounds like you could have one of two things going on- a cold or allergies. Your symptoms are consistent with seasonal allergies, hitting you all at once, which is no fun. You might try an over the counter med like claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, or Allegra to see if this helps. You may also need prescription medications to help control your symptoms. If it continues past 1-2 weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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All of a sudden I've brocken out in red itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back & head. Possible causes?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to answer without be able to see the rash. Let your primary care doctor or a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more