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Itchy Ears And Face
I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?
Possible allergy: If you wear earrings and have this rash you may be allergic to the nickel in the earrings. See a dermatologist or your general doctor who can prescribe a cortisone cream and stop wearing the earrings till the rash has gone away. You may want to go have patch testing done at a dermatologist office to see if you are allergic to nickel. There are earrings made of titanium is rare to be allergic to. ...Read more
I've developed an itchy face ears mouth, can I take fexofenadine and loratadine together for faster results?
Yes but: You can use them together but they're practically identical so I don't know that you'll get much mileage out of the combination. You'd do better to use a second, different medicine with the antihistamine like a topical steroid cream. Or for really awful cases, an oral (or im) steroid. (you'd need to see your doc for that). If the itch is due to fungal infection, it must be addressed. ...Read more
Have bites all over head really dry flaky itchy, hair brittle, when ui wash it it sets something off or whatever falls off I get really itchy, ears, ?
SeborrheicDermatitis: 45 year old female has 'bites' all over head really dry flaky itchy, hair brittle, . .. really itchy, ears? Most likely Seborrheic Dermatitis quite common in oily areas of Body: Scalp, Ears, Eyebrows, & face. Chest & Back also. Dandruff shampoos help plus many OTC lotions, creams & ointments. The Dermatologist is very familiar with these. If it not relieved see Dermatologist. ...Read more
4 days allergy feeling itchy nose throat eyes ears face body. Fever today, body aches. Exhausted. Could this be start of Stevens Johnson syndrome?
? Allergy? Viral: Must see GP to confirm diagnosis. Could be Allergy or more likely could be Viral. If you are concerned about Steven Johnson syndrome which is life threatening then should definitely visit GP/ ER immediately. Did you take an drug that could have precipitated reaction. Is there blistering skin and mucosal membranes involvement. ...Read more
I have chronic itchy ears. What can I do to stop them from itching so much instead of using q tips.
It would probably be best to find out why you have so much itching and address that problem. Most likely, you have an allergy that manifests as itching in your ears. If that's the cause, an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec (or others) should help.
If not, see an ENT doctor to make sure there's nothing there of greater concern.
And you are right. Don't use q-tips in your ears. ...Read more
I have itchy ears all the time I scratch with a qtip and its gets better but then it starts right back. What would that be? Or what meds can I take?
I've been experiencing very itchy ears, I constantly use cotton buds but there is no dirt, instead blood comes out, what could it be?
Itchy ears: You may have traumitized your ear canals by using the cotton buds. You may have otitis externa or swimmers ear which is causing your itching use sveral drops of white vinegar in both ears twice daily because the vinegar kills the pseudomonas bug which causes swimmers ear. ...Read more
My ears get very itchy inside and becomes very annoying what is the reason for itchy ears constantly? Is their anything that I could do for that?
Yes: It is very possible that you may have an infection of the ear canals called otitis externa or as it is often known as "swimmer's ear". Usually this comes from trapped water in ear canal causing an infection in underlying skin of canal see your dr and see if you have this if so can be treated with antibiotic ear drops. ...Read more
Nosebleeds and spitting out blood can be connected. Your age, frequency of nose bleeds, and how they have been managed can help.
Knowing that there are no other problems such as smoking, cancer, chronic cough, points to spitting out blood from the nose bleed. Ears can itch from dry skin, wax, or just because. Try not to put anything into your ear.
Seek help for nose bleed. See doc. ...Read more
Allergy: Since you have not shared any information with us about yourself, including your age and medical history, its not possible to provide you with a proper or relevant response. Given the limited description of your sx, you may be experiencing environmental allergies and may benefit from OTC antihistamines. ...Read more