Top
10
Doctor insights on: Rash Behind The Ear

Share
1

1
When I use my cordless phone for a couple of hours, I break out in a pimple rash behind the ear. I put it on my hair and not the skin. Heat rash?

When I use my cordless phone for a couple of hours, I break out in a pimple rash behind the ear. I put it on my hair and not the skin. Heat rash?

Rash: I have seen and read about cases of reactions to using cell phones. If you see a direct relation between the use and the rash, then yes, there is likely a connection and you might want to try a different phone or earpiece. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


2

2
Have some very big knot like blister/red rashes behind both ears, on chest, back and a few on legs. They hurt to touch. What could this be?

Have some very big knot like blister/red rashes behind both ears, on chest, back and a few on legs. They hurt to touch. What could this be?

Need eval: with skin lesions it is always best to see and feel them and occasionally biopsy then. With what you are describing, recommend you see a doctor for evaluation. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. ...Read more

3

3
I have a rash behind my ears side face?

I have a rash behind my ears side face?

Rash: A rash behind ears can be caused by seborrhoic dermatitis which in turn is caused by a fungus. Try using 1 percent Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo or consult a dermatologist or your pcp. ...Read more

4

4
What would give you a rash behind both ears?

What would give you a rash behind both ears?

Contact allergy: It may be from contact with costume jewelry. In atopic dermatitis, people often note rash behind the years as well. Contact allergy is usually itchy and takes days or weeks to resolve. ...Read more

5

5
I have an itchy rash behind both ears that oozes clear stuff and is slowly spreading. What is it?

I have an itchy rash behind both ears that oozes clear stuff and is slowly spreading. What is it?

Hard to tell: This may be from a contact allergy to hair preparations used. Suggest you try a hydrocortisone cream (as long as the fluid from the oozing is clear). In the meanwhile, switch to Free and Clear shampoo. If problem persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more

7

7
I have a rash behind my ear. Its been there awhile. Its red, painful and it has like scaley scabs and it leaks clear sticky fluid. It also burns.

I have a rash behind my ear. Its been there awhile. Its red, painful and it has like scaley scabs and it leaks clear sticky fluid. It also burns.

Rash: The rash behind your ears was probably originally seborrhoic dermatitis, but because of your scratching the itchy skin it became secondarily infected. Use an antibiotic ointment to combat the infection and then try using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo 1 percent over the counter to treat the seborrhoa ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I was in a hot tub and within two days I have acquire a bad rash behind my ears and all over my shoulders and chest and arms. What could it be?

I was in a hot tub and within two days I have acquire a bad rash behind my ears and all over my shoulders and chest and arms. What could it be?

Hot Tub Folliculitis: Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the skin around the lower part of the hair shaft (hair follicles). It occurs when you come into contact with certain bacteria that live in warm, wet areas. Hot tub folliculitis is caused by the bacteria pseudomonas aeruginosa. This form of bacteria survives in hot tubs, especially tubs made of wood. Controlling the acid and chlorine level prevents this. ...Read more

10

10
How do I treat a sweat rash behind my ears? I ski everyday, rash caused by wearing face mask daily. It is bumpy and a little itchy and a bit hot.

How do I treat a sweat rash behind my ears? I ski everyday, rash caused by wearing face mask daily. It is bumpy and a little itchy and a bit hot.

Rash: Clean and moisturize with hypoallergenic lotions and soaps. Wash or clean the part of face mask touching your face. You can try otc topical Hydrocortisone cream or anti-itch creams (not for open sores). If it persists u should have a doctor see it to consider treating for something other than just "irritation dermatitis.". ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu
2,561 doctors shared insights

Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more