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I have had a hair dye reaction my head has lumps on it, glands are raised and hard, Ears are weeping and red itchy skin any suggestions to help?

I have had a hair dye reaction my head has lumps on it, glands are raised and hard, Ears are weeping and red itchy skin any suggestions to help?

Yes: See your doctor or a dermatologist, you have severe eczema and external ear infection, you need to be examined and you will need prescription medications, if you can't reach your doctor go to urgent care or ER, best wishes ...Read more

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Weeping = release of tears ...Read more


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Whi fll itchy in my right ears for two days? And how to cure it?

Whi fll itchy in my right ears for two days? And how to cure it?

Depends on reason: If water is in your ears, get swimme's ear or rubbing alcohol, put 5 drops in, then let drain out for water to evaporate. If not due to excessive water, otc mixing of lotrimin (clotrimazole) with 2.5% Hydrocortisone usually helps the itching and flaking from seborrhea. If there is pain in the canal or when you pull the ear, you should have a physician look in the ear to see if infected for antibiotic drops. ...Read more

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I have itchy and flaky ears. This has been going on for about a year. What could be the cause?

I have itchy and flaky ears. This has been going on for about a year. What could be the cause?

Itching ears: Itching and flaking ears could be some type of contact dermatitis such as creams or perfumes or something called seborrhea. Don, t get anything on you and get Hydrocortisone cream to put on your ears three times a day. If this does not get better then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having a problem with wetness and itchiness of the ears what could be causing this its very irritating.

I am having a problem with wetness and itchiness of the ears what could be causing this its very irritating.

External otitis: External otitis. Also called "swimmers ear". Most common causes are using Q-tips (don't do it), and getting ear canal wet. Treatment is keep ears dry except to use OTC ear drops (ask pharmacist), no Q-tips. Ears should respond. If not, see ENT doc. ...Read more

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Red itchy ears?

Red itchy ears?

Rash?: Is it a rash? Sunburn? Infection? Very difficult to answer without seeing it in person to examine. See your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy ears just on the outside?

See your doctor: It could be a contact dermatitis or an infection or another cause. Your doctor would need to examine your ear in order to diagnose it. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an itchy ear!?

What should I do if I have an itchy ear!?

Find out why: Itchy ears can be from allergies, problems in the ear, wax or a number other causes. An ENT can look in your ear and offer options on whether you could benefit from wax removal vs medication vs should do nothing about it. Whatever you do, please don't stick anything into the er canal to try to scratch it since you can do real harm to yourself. ...Read more

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How come my throat and ears are always itchy?

How come my throat and ears are always itchy?

Itch: This sounds like allergy which may be due to inhallents or/and food (s). There are steroid drops that work well for ear itch. Steroid pills may help throat. Get checked for allergy so you know what to avoid. ...Read more

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What can I do for an itchy feeling deep in the ear?

What can I do for an itchy feeling deep in the ear?

Antihistamine: Typically this is caused by allergies and release of histamine and thus the itch. An antihistamine can releive this problem but of course getting rid of the allergen is the best medicine. ...Read more

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I am having problems with wet and itchy ears in the inside what could be causing this?

Otitis external: My first consideration would be irritation or infection of the inner ear canal. This is called otitis externa. You can have your physician clarify this with an examination. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve this problem. My ears are constantly itchy, like every other hour. I clean them and all but it won't stop. It is embarassing.?

What can I do to relieve this problem. My ears are constantly itchy, like every other hour. I clean them and all but it won't stop. It is embarassing.?

Eczema or infection: Please have your doctor take a look at your ears. You may have extremely dry skin like eczema or a yeast infection. Might want to get checked for blood sugar and thyroid too. ...Read more

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I have an itchy ear that is sometimes moist and sometimes dry and flakey.?

I have an itchy ear that is sometimes moist and sometimes dry and flakey.?

Fungal?: I wonder if you have a fungal infection of the skin inside your ear, called Otomycosis. The other option would be more like an eczema of the ear canal but this would not often be moist. I would suggest you have your doctor take a look at it as it is difficult to diagnose without looking in your ear and that way he/she can properly treat you as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Should I see a dermatologist for itchy ear canals?

Itchy: A dermatologist will evaluate and treat itchy ears. Conditions such as dandruff, eczema, psoriasis, etc. May cause itchy ears. ...Read more

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Itchy ears nose and throat?

? allergies: May have allergies. Try over the counter, non-sedating meds (claritin/loratadine) as one example and if it persists, see a dr. ...Read more

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How do I stop an itchy outer ear?

Itchy outer ear: Hello. Using cold compresses to the ear will immediately help to reduce ear itching and redness. Using a steroid cream on a 2x/day for no longer than 14 days will help to resolve the itching. Also a medication like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will resolve the itching rather quickly. ...Read more

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Lately I'm experiencing frequent itchy outer ear?

Lately I'm experiencing frequent itchy outer ear?

Itchy ear: An itchy ear can have many causes. You may have dry skin, be reacting to something that's touching your ear or it could be a discrete skin condition like eczema or psoriasis. A fungal infection is also possible. I suggest that you see your doctor to examine your ear (s) to see if there are discrete lesions/ rash or color change noticeable. In the mean time, try not to scratch your ear. ...Read more

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If I eat food sometimes the insides of my ears get itchy?

If I eat food sometimes the insides of my ears get itchy?

Allergy: It could be allergy there is special ear drop for that but id does require Rx from doctor
you can use heat pat on the ear and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) from over the counter
if no improvement see a doctor can help you make the right diagnosis and give you the proper treatment ...Read more