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I have a non-itchy rash on my earlobe, nowhere else. My cats recently got fleas, could that have caused it? If not, then what?
Swimmers ear: It is possible to get flea bites but they are usually itchy. If you have been swimming lately, you may have an otitis external or swimmers ear. Make sure you dry your ear well after a shower, bath, or swimming. If is painful, red, or has a discharge see a doctor. You may need antibiotics and some ear drops for the discomfort. ...Read more
My daughter have been getting sharp stomachaches then she developed a rash on her earlobe. Should I be concerned? Please help!
Rash unrelated : The rash on earlobe may be unrelated and is not emergent. Sharp persistent stomacheaches are a concern! How long has she had them? What time of day does the pain come on? How long does it last? Does she miss school or come home early from school? Where in the belly is it? Have her take one finger and point to where it hurts most? Any foods exacerbate? Timing to eating? Fever? ...Read more
I have a non-itchy rash just on my earlobe, nowhere else. Our cats did bring in an infestation of fleas, could that have caused it? If not, then what?
Pimple like rash on right earlobe, lobe is swollen and warm to touch, has spread slightly within last 24 hours?
Causes for 2yr old son small red raised rashes just behind rt ear? No other symptoms showing. No temp. Feeling ok otherwise.
I've been to the pool and now I have been having an earache. This morning, I found some rashes near the ear and down my neck. what should I do?
Need to see doctor: You need to be seen. Several things going on here. Could be something mild that will resolve itself or could be infection that needs to be treated. Need to see doctor to help you sort this out and get proper treatment. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter was put in Amoxicillin for 10 days for an ear infectio, she started getting skin rashes kind of like hives that would appear and go away after 10 minutes. They are now appearing more frequently, she doesn't really complain about them but her l
Hives: illness or allergic reactions can both cause rashes in children. Since she is on amoxicillin, it very likely is an allergic reaction to the medication. I would stop the medication and give her benedryl. You should contact your daughter's pediatrician to see if they want to change medications or want to see her first. ...Read more
Can a child overgrow an allergy to an insect venom? If fire ant causes rashes, and swollen ear does it mean a child has severe allergy?
How old is ur child?: The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check with an allergist/immunologist, might need desensitization according to clinical judgement after history and examination. Check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more