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Flakey Ears In Winter Is It Shampoo Or Disease
Probably seborrhea: Flaky skin around the ears is usually caused by a condition called seborrhea that is inherited in many cases but occasionally acquired. It occurs more often in those with immune deficiency (you should get an HIV test). Your doctor or dermatologist can help you with treatment. To start, you should scrub the area with selenium sulfide (e.g. Selsun) shampoo to remove all the flakes daily. ...Read more
I asked already in another question what to do; I have white flakes in my ear and also in the folds of my ear.(so its not so easy to put lotion on it). I shower daily with shampoo, could it be an influence?
Extremely dry flaky scalp all the time. Skin in crispy lumps. Sometimes spreads to ears. What is it. Tried every shampoo under the sun?
i need help with my dandruff.I am 18 and facing chronic dandruff and it has grown much that i gets around my ears.Tried herbal and shampoo ?
Maybe not dandruff: Dandruff is a fungal infection of the skin and should respond to otc shampoo like selsun blue. Mistakes i see are not using the shampoo regularly, you need to use it every day for a week before you should expect results. If you still notice symptoms it may be eczema, which will not clear with anti-dandruff shampoo. Rather, you will need to try t-gel, or similar. A dermatologist can help. ...Read more
I have dry sky on my head which gets itchy and causes dandruff look on my jumper tried nizorol shampoo to no avail also my ears get very dry and flaky?
If someone has dropped any soap ( head and shoulders or any other shampoo ) in their eye , would it help to rinse off and put ear drops in?
I bought purple shampoo for my recently bleached hair n everything seems fine except my right ear is red, inflamed and burning. Is it sensitive? Help?
Shampoo Allergies: An allergy from shampoo is typically caused by various ingredients that are commonly included in shampoos. Let's take a look at some of the potential culprits: sulfa, sodium lauryl, sodium laureth, foaming agents & soaps, ammonium laureth sulfate. ...Read more
There's a white ring type condition near my right ear. It's probably fungus. I tried using anti-fungal shampoo & cream like canisten. Other remedies?
I've got a psoriasis on my scalp and in my ears and behind i was prescribed a cream and have tried t gel shampoo but nothing is working?
Topical steroids: Scalp psoriasis is difficult to treat. There are several products that you need to try at the same time: ketoconazole or tar shampoo vitamin d foam or cream strong topical steroids nightime treatment to the scalp in a form of an oil or ointment that you can wash off in am see your dermatologist again don't give up. ...Read more
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