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I have very itchy ears (inside). What could that be caused from. Extremely itchy!

I have very itchy ears (inside).  What could that be caused from.  Extremely itchy!

Dry skin: Pruritis without pain is generally manifested by dry skin or retained soap products. If itching becomes intense or starts to become painful then likely otitis externa see physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is mometasone furoate used for itchy ears?

Is mometasone furoate used for itchy ears?

Mometasone: Mometasone is a cortisone (steroid) medication and is too strong for the thin skin of the ears. A milder cortisone can be prescribed, but for occasional use (1-2x/week) only to avoid thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Itchy ears, nosebleed and spitting out blood?

Itchy ears, nosebleed and spitting out blood?

See doc: 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

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I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

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

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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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I have chronic itchy ears. What can I do to stop them from itching so much instead of using q tips.

I have chronic itchy  ears. What can I do to stop them from itching so much instead of using q tips.

Itchy ears: 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

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Help with Itchy ears and blockage when swimming?

Help with Itchy ears and blockage when swimming?

Try: Putting alcohol on the ears after swimming to fully dry them out . Then when they feel better you can buy over the counter drops for swimmers ears to use that will help on a maintenance basis ...Read more

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Hi i have itchy lumps on my scalp and very hot itchy ears?

Hi i have itchy lumps on my scalp and very hot itchy ears?

Itchy scalp ears: Could be fungal or eczema from dermatologic condition or allergic ( food ) reaction or can be psoriasis.Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. and f/u with dermatologist ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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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Does cetirizine HCl 10 work to treat itchy ears?

Does cetirizine HCl 10 work to treat itchy ears?

Yes: Oral antihistamines do decrease pruritis (itching) symptoms. Often times, though, higher doses are required for very itchy skin or hives. ...Read more

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I have green mucos coughing stuffed up nose itchy ears. What do I do I have to.Record a demo and i can't sing.

I have green mucos coughing stuffed up nose itchy ears. What do I do I have to.Record a demo and i can't sing.

sinus infection: It sounds like you have a sinus infection. You probably need an antibiotic. You can try a saline sinus rinse. This may help in the meantime. You should go to your doctor or to an emergency walk in clinic for an evaluation. Good luck on your demo. ...Read more

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Itchy ears and sore throat and dry plugged nose what is this?

Itchy ears and sore throat and dry plugged nose what is this?

Probable allergies: Itchy ears could be caused by wax or eczema. Sometimes there is no obvious reason. Prescribed cortisone drops usually are very effective. Sore throat and congested nose could be caused by viruses, bacterias and allergies. Allergies are very common. Tx try Claritin (loratadine) or allegra, but no decongestant like claritin-d/afrin/allegra-d. Decongestants can elevate blood pressure, cause racing heart/insomnia. ...Read more

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Pregnancy rhinitis, is it common to experience itchy ears and throat with rhinitis?

Pregnancy rhinitis, is it common to experience itchy ears and throat with rhinitis?

Itchy ear rhinitis: Rhinitis of pregnancy is usually not accompanied by itchy ears. The ear symptoms and throat itching is more likely allergies,especially since it is spring and trees are starting to bloom. Xyzal (levocetirizine) is an antihistamine that is category B per FDA. Follow up with your Ob regarding the itchy ears medications one can take and at home consider a HEPA air purifier. ...Read more

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