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Dry Skin Around Ear
I have dry skin on the outer part of my inner ear if that makes sense where the ear folds it's all dry skin behind, what is this and what can I do?
Possible eczema: Could be eczema, if normal moisturizer cream and lotion not helping, could try a bit of hydrocortisone cream, but if no change or recurs even after use for a few days, see an MD, skin cancer is always possible, especially on the sun exposed ear, and if only unilateral dryness. ...Read more
Dry skin or shampoo on ear in concave of helix. Rubbed area harshly 1 day ago. Have area of tiny broken capillaries on top of helix. Will they fade?
Yes,they will: fade with time.Get a more detailed answer ›
My ears were itching like crazy and I clean them out daily. I got my wife to look at then and on the outside of the hole around it were these tiny white bumps I guess and when she scraped them they would come off and it was like dry skin I guess is what i
My son has extremely dry skin, behind his ears stsnk, & his skin cracks due to this dryness, what may be the problem ?
I have 3 patches of skin that periodically shed large flakes: left side of nose, left ear and left hairline about the size of a dime. Is it dry skin?
My ears were itching like crazy and I clean them out daily. I got my wife to look at then and on the outside of the hole around it were these tiny white bumps I guess and when she scraped them they would come off and it was like dry skin, no pus or draina
Why does my left ear feel clogged and when I take a shower it feels moist, itchy and gets dry skin inside the next day..Whats wrong with my ear?
I have very dry skin behind my ears. Sometimes it even "weeps". What causes this and how do I get rid of it?
Rash behind ears: Most commonly weepy scaling dry rash behind ears is either eczema, seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. All three of these may respond to topical medications such as cortisone creams, however weeping may also mean that the rash is infected. An evaluation by your dermatologist and possibly a test for the presence of a bacterial infection would be best. ...Read more
Pain in ear,made worse if finger goes in,tender on outside where have to press to hear again(gets blocked)nurse said can only see dry skin?wat is it?
Having dry skin problems behind my ears, beside my nose, on my eyebrows.it is very consistent. what is it caused from and what is the possible cure?
Seborrheic dermatitis (seb derm) is a chronic intermittent rash typically affecting the face, ears, scalp, & trunk.
This condition is believed to result from overactive sebaceous glands (seborrhea) & inflammation. The mainstay of treatment includes topical anti-fungal agents alone or in combination with topical steroids. Recommend that you see a dermatologist to get it under control.
My son has dry skin on his penis and other parts of his body. I got the one on his eye and behind his ears to go away . But his penis will not. Help?
My 1month-old has tiny red acne all over his face, scalp & his ear lobes and few in his body. Dry skin is flaking off his ear lobes and scalp. Help !?
Normal: That is what is known as milia. It is his skins reaction to the fact that for 9 months of being under water. It will have a tendency to come and go for several months. As to the dry skin, it sounds like cradle cap. Any oil, from baby oil to olive oil, will help to moisturize his skin. ...Read more
I am having itching in my left ear & sometimes dry skin comes out with ear bud when i clean my ears.Plz tell reason and how to get rid of ear itching?
Eczema : This is a common condition frequently associated with having insufficient wax coating in the ear canal. Getting water in ears, or excessive use of q-tips often aggravates the condition. Best advice is to avoid getting water in ears, avoid the use of q-tips, and to instill oil (sweet oil) into the canals periodically. Severe itching and scaling may require topical steroid oil drops be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cradle cap: Seborrhea of the scalp (cradle cap) is very common in infants. Treatment is low-tech and pretty easy actually. Drizzle a small amount of baby oil (or olive oil) onto the baby's scalp then massage it in with the baby's soft hairbrush. Let that sit for about 20 minutes or so, then gently wash the baby's hair. Usually doing this a few times will clear the problem up completely. ...Read more