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What causes rash around the ear lobes babies?

What causes rash around the ear lobes babies?

Possible eczema: Eczema usually starts behind the crease of the earlobe and then to the earlobe. Other rashes are possible. It's hard to diagnose rash without seeing patient. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Dry rash behind ears and lobes face down to side of my neck just itchy no red bumps WBC was 11.92 could it be infection?

Dry rash behind ears and lobes face down to side of my neck just itchy no red bumps WBC was 11.92 could it be infection?

?ECZEMA: This appears to be eczema.Did you use a new soap,facial cream or lotion.If you did stop using it.Take oral benadryll.You can try an over the counter steroid cream--if not better see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache. ?

I am experiencing  ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw.  Back of head headache.
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Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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10mo. Boy Fever below 101 since sun Now rash behind ears on forehead and down neck. No other symptoms. Theething top 4 front teeth. Is rash concerning?

10mo. Boy Fever below 101 since sun Now rash behind ears on forehead and down neck. No other symptoms. Theething top 4 front teeth. Is rash concerning?

Call your doctor.: A 10 month old with a rash and a fever should be evaluated in person. We can't tell what this is online. It could be nothing to worry about, or it could be an infectious disease (like measles) that could be contagious to others, or need treatment. Please call the baby's doctor ASAP to get their advice. ...Read more

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Raised, bumpy, itchy rash around mouth (where it started) and behind ear. Spreading to face. Have had 3 other times in childhood, now an adult. Ideas?

Raised, bumpy, itchy rash around mouth (where it started) and behind ear. Spreading to face. Have had 3 other times in childhood, now an adult. Ideas?

Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis vs Ezcema. Excema would be treated with moisturizer and topical steroids, for perioral dermatitis, these are not helpful and would worsen the condition. Sounds most like perioral dermatitis. Things to try: reduce products, they clog and worsen the condition. Regularly cleanse. Try to touch your face less often. If no better, see a Dermatologist, or a doctor with expertise. ...Read more

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3yo w/ear infection on antibiotic drops fever pain resolved very small area of pink behind upper ear no swelling. Mastoiditis?

3yo w/ear infection on antibiotic drops fever pain resolved very small area of pink behind upper ear no swelling.  Mastoiditis?

Mastoiditis: With mastoiditis you would notice swelling with tenderness. Often the ear on that side appears more prominent. Continue to observe her for further symptoms. All the best. ...Read more

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Have scalp dermatitis in ear; outer ear canal transient numbness/"sensations"1-2 x/day/1-2 minTreatment?

Have scalp dermatitis in ear; outer ear canal transient numbness/"sensations"1-2 x/day/1-2 minTreatment?

Ear dermatitis /numb: Is it just dermatitis (eczema) or psoriasis? and though not the usual rash make sure with numbness it is not lyme disease. Sometimes get scalp dermatitis from food allergies , so may do elimination diet off dairy x 14 days then off gluten x 14 and see if a difference. Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read more

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Tingling in head and sore around ear ?Shingles

Tingling in head and sore around ear ?Shingles

Not likely: Unless you see fluid filled rashes almost in a line, it is not likely to be shingles. It becomes clear with in 3-4 days. If it is on one side only then occipital neuralgia is a possibility and can be treated if persistent for weeks. ...Read more

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Shooting ear pain within hours of touching each ear on separate occasions. Ear exam was fine. Fullness and tinnitus persist 2 months. Likely cause?

Shooting ear pain within hours of touching each ear on separate occasions. Ear exam was fine. Fullness and tinnitus persist 2 months. Likely cause?

Likely unrelated: I am unable to draw any correlation between what you describe as "touching each ear" followed hours later by sharp pains. There is truly nothing neurological that I am aware does that sort of thing simply based upon the protracted delay between stimulus and response. However, if an ear exam does not reveal any problems have imaging studies of the IAC been done? Of the brain and temporal lobes? ...Read more

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Allergic to my glasses? Itchy rash behind ears

Allergic to my glasses? Itchy rash behind ears

Possibly: Your glasses may be tooo tight and an adjustment by an optician may get rid of the problem. If you are truly allergic to the plastic, coating it with lear nailpolish is a temporary solution. ...Read more

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Seboric dermatitis in ears small spurts of vertigo for 6 months tinnitus tense neck head pressure and pains ear fullness hoarseness slight sore throat?

Seboric dermatitis in ears small spurts of vertigo for 6 months tinnitus tense neck head pressure and pains ear fullness hoarseness slight sore throat?

Not all related: The dermatitis of the ear ear canal is a separate issue and is not related to the other symptoms. Small spurts of vertigo may be BPPV. The ear fullness is non-specific and is not related to your voice problem. All of these symptoms should be evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Pain and tenderness around eyes and temples, weeping ears, swollen feeling nasal airways, bloodshot eye with transient visual issue (normal on exam). Sinusitis?

Pain and tenderness around eyes and temples, weeping ears, swollen feeling nasal airways, bloodshot eye with transient visual issue (normal on exam). Sinusitis?

Less likely: Although, you may have sinusitis, none of the described symptoms is classic for it. Classic sinusitis symptoms would be pain over the sinus areas (forehead, under the eyes, and nose), pussy discharge out of the nose, nasal congestion and headache. In some cases fever is present. Your presentation is more consistent with a viral infection (upper respiratory) in which sinuses can be involved too. ...Read more

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