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Red Crusty Rash Behind Ears
Causes for 2yr old son small red raised rashes just behind rt ear? No other symptoms showing. No temp. Feeling ok otherwise.
See pediatrician: It is difficult to answer without being able to visualize the rash. The possibilities are endless. Have the child's pediatrician take a look. ...Read more
Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more
Son, almost 3, has redness/rash behind and around his ears. Haven't changed anything and he has had a cold (no fever). Says it itches. Any ideas?
Rash on top of outer ear and behind. - redness -swelling -warm to touch -burning -itching -pain -small bumps large knot slightly under lobe?
How do you treat a recurring rash (redness, dry, itchy, scaly, flaky) around the mouth/nose/cheeks/behind ears that gets worse when feeling stressed?
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?
Hello. My 5months old baby has red rash behind both ears, it's not itchy. She also has miner rashes around the neck and legs but not red.
Hi my son will 1 this Saturday. I laid him down for a nap and he woke up with a red/pinish, skin coloered rash on his face and behind his ears?
Could be: Could be anything from heat rash to allergy to detergent to insect bites to rash to. ..the list goes on forever. Call your Pediatrician. They may want to see him. Also note that Age 1, 1st Dental Appointment. Don't wait until 2 or 3. See a Pediatric Dental Specialist now, please. ...Read more
Have heartburn/tight chest & full body rash (itchy, little red dots, irritating behind ear)- flu shot given 5 days ago, s/s started 1 day later.?
This could be a viral rash, but you can't discount other possible causes exanthems can be caused by toxins or drugs, microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease. It could be related to the flu shot, but not necessarily.
A visit to the medical doctor could be warranted here. ...Read more
Red bumpy rash behind ears that started behind right ear, spread to left and now on chest and shoulders?
Rash: I would be suspicious for some type of infection. You should be seen. ...Read more
My friend has had flu type b for little over week. No better. Now has itchy fiery red rash back of neck & behind ears. What could this be??
Unable to DX a rash without an exam.
Your friend needs to be seen by DR, have exam and then an answer will be made. ...Read more
My 4 mo has red rash patches on his face behind ears usually in the middle of night then disappear shortly. No fever. Doesn't bother him. Why?
Hi my daughter has come on with a rash behind her ears and face on her chest there quite red but she's not ichying them and hasn't got a temperture.
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
I have this dry rash like things behind my ears and lobes down to the side of my neck just above my shoulders and my cheeks its itchy but its not red?
Need an Exam: Please go see your physician today. A rash that is spreading is not to be ignored. We do not offer treatment here on Health Tap. ...Read more
I have a hard lump behind my right ear. It's also red and swollen. I also had a rash on my back of my neck yesterday that was red and bumpy.
Suspect cellulitis: I am concerned about your symptoms. This should be evaluated urgently and you may need antibiotics. If you had a more gradual onset of symptoms this could also be serious. Either way you need to see a doctor within 24 hours. Mark off the red area with a pen. If you see it enlarging quickly you may need a more urgent attention. ...Read more
Red bumpy rash behind ear. No pain, no ithing, no fever. Just started on left ear and spread to right ear and now chest and shoulders?
Need eval to know.: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
4 mo. Baby has rash behind ear. Raw, red and oozing sticky clear liquid. Rash on face too. What should I use on it? Eczema? Has cradle cap too.
Like this?: Seborrheic dermatitis ("cradle cap") can spread to the face, eyelashes ; behind ears. It can be treated by using z-tar or other anti-dandruff shampoo. Lather up a fingertip's worth, shampoo ; rinse thoroughly. If the scalp is red for more than a few moments, discontinue use. If it looks infected or is very itchy, see her pediatrician for other treatments (miconazole or mild hc creams). ...Read more
Is it common to be allergic to sunscreen? Raised red rash over legs that itch. Also itchy behind ears. Rash/itch last 1-2 weeks. Or is it UV sensitive
Could be allergy!: If the rash appears after applying sunscreen cream, it is likely due to allergy to the product. Though not common, you could develop a sensitivity to any cream. ...Read more
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
I have an itchy red rash in + around both ears, has spread to hairline/neck, and now have small pea size lump behind ear, what could this be?
My baby is 4th month and developed some red rash behind ear (like infection), around penis and few of them over the face. Also passing green stool?
Baby rash/ stool: Has there been a change in diet, usually at 4 months one begins foods. Is the baby on formula or breast milk and if on breast milk have you changed your diet? Could be eczema. Diet Fever? First and foremost check with doc that it is not strep or impetigo that needs antibiotics could also be prickly heat or fungus (could try desitin/ zinc oxide cream. F/u w/ doc today since change in stool ...Read more
Do I have psoriasis, eczema, or something else? Is there any at-home treatments? I have a very itchy, red, bumpy rash behind both of my ears. It has showed up a couple days ago, around sunday, and I cannot afford a doctor right now to have it looked at. I
I am experiencing rash. Skin redness or irritation, Rash on face, mild itching dryness on nose cheeks sometimes behind my neck and hairline, behind ears. Could this be the cause of stress or an underlying disease lIke hepatitis C?
How can I treat my alopecia. I have it on my head along with rashes and redness. I am also getting bald patches on my head.
Find the cause: The cause of your problem has to be first diagnosed before a treatment is offered. ...Read more
I have stayed in Derby, UK, for a week. Just yesterday I found some rashes on my neck below both sides of my ears. They appear red and painful to touch?
Based on what you: ...describe, my concern is a skin infection. Staph & strep skin infections can cause redness, inflammation, tenderness too the touch and soreness. Unlike Zoster, a painful skin condition that is limited to one side of the body, bacterial skin infections can affect both sides. Best to see a doctor or, if you live in the U.S., a HealthTap virtual consult for this. Best wishes! Dr. Anne. ...Read more
1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?
Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more