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Rash Behind The Ear
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?
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
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?
Wife has rash behind left ear and has spread down neck. Neck rash is bumpy but didn't start that way behind ear. Bacitracin hasn't helped?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have eczema and lately my hair gel has been causing a rash behind my ear but it heals when my hair is dried. What's that about and what should I do?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer