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No Ear Wax Itchy Ears
Ear wax in the ear canal is a mixture of secretions from oil and sweat glands in the canal's skin. Shedded skin cells are also a major ingredient of ear wax. There are two genetically determined types of ear wax: the wet type and the dry type. While Asians and Native Americans are more likely to have the dry type (crumbly, flaky), Africans and Europeans are more likely to have the ...Read more
Wet itchy ears all the time, if I scratch with my finger wet and wax I can feel. 2 times a month they get swollen inside from me itching, feel water?
Earwax: Earwax is protective of the delicate skin inside the ear canal so many doctors advise against trying to remove it with qtips. When too much earwax builds up, however, it can interfere with hearing and cause irritation, so a visit to a doctor for irrigation and removal is recommended. Best of luck! ...Read more
I used ear wax removal and now for a week my one ear has been itchy and hurting, even messing with my throat?
Maybe: The tissues are traumatized or maybe infected (otitis externa involves external canal). Any drainage? Would discus with your physician if you have had sx's for a week now. ...Read more
I get frequent itchy left ear following a sore throat on the left side, why is this? It happens atleast once every 2 month. Is it just ear wax/allergy
It is your: Allergy acting up. Get some otc allergy meds and start taking them on a daily basis. Some food / fruits can cause the itching and sore throat you just described. You may need to make a list yourself of what you are sensitive to and have an allergist check you out if condition worsened. ...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
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.
OTC: In addition to seen your allergist or ent, otc antihistamines will help. ...Read more
I have hot and itchy ears also neck and body and when I brush my hair I get a sensation I am taking antistamines which do stop it?
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
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
Ian suffering from itchy ears from last 2 years. I am putting ear drop. But today morning there was hearing continuous whistle sound in one of my ear?
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
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 will get occasional red, itchy ears in mid-afternoon. Always one ear, but never both at the same time. Overheating? Stress?
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
I have a horrible smell coming from my throat and very itchy ears, throat, and nose. What could this be?
Infection: There could be various sources - viral, bacteria, allergy - and even digestve origins may be there, but you likely have an infection. Drink adequate water, try a Neti pot or other saline nasal flushing and also gargling but you might need to get Rx after an exam. It's good to treat this earlier than later. Best wishes! ...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?
Just got hearing aids. They sit behind ear with speaker in ear canal. The seem to make my itchy ears itchier. What can I do?
Shea butter is: A natural product that can be applied lightly to the skin to reduce itching and dryness. The new hearing aids are calling more mental attention to your ears. Your brain will habituate to this quickly the way we don't think about a watch or ring we may wear. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I was told by a doctor to try rubbing alcohol in my itchy ears. I've tried a few times and got very dizzy and lightheaded. Why?
I've had persistent itchy ears and throat for 3+ months. This causes me to cough, but little or no phlegm. What could be the cause?
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