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Behind both ear redness sore crack what is it how to treat it tried all lotions ?

Behind both ear redness sore crack  what is it how to treat it tried all lotions
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Likely ringworm: It is likely to be a fungus infection like ringworm or athlete's foot, but it happens behind the ears. Get medicine for athlete's foot (lotrimin (clotrimazole) is one, there are several others). Apply a little of the cream to the area and rub it in twice a day and it should clear in 3-5 days. Use the cream again at the first sign of the rash coming back. ...Read more

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Redness at top of right ear , tender to the touch?

Redness at top of right ear , tender to the touch?

Actinic keratosis: Actinic keratosis commonly occurs superior edge of years common with people who work or spend a great deal of time outdoors. Chronic irritation sun wind etc. .Need to see your physician pre malignant condition far easier to treat early then wait until cancer develops.. ...Read more

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My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

No: You may have an infection. See your medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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On Sunday night my ear on the Tragus realy hurts and now it's red and sore what is this ?

Local infection: Sounds like this is a local infection. May want to see your doc if local warm packs do not resolve this quickly or if you find it is spreading. ...Read more

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I have a bump behind ear what is it its red and sore and its small, I've had it for a week now,

I have a bump behind ear what is it its red and sore and its small, I've had it for a week now,

Depending : Depending on the location behind your ear, two possibilities could be an enlarged lymph node (although this shouldn't turn red) or a cyst. If it becomes large, hot, on has purulent drainage you may need to get it assessed for infection. ...Read more

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Helix of ear has a split weeping sore. Also painful swollen red?

Helix of ear has a split weeping sore.  Also painful swollen red?

See ohysician: High risk area for cancer if occurred spontaneously. Sounds infected needs treatment and further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have an 10 year old ear piercing on the top of my left ear. Today my ear is very sore and red around the piercing. Should I get it checked?

I have an 10 year old ear piercing on the  top of my left ear. Today my ear is very sore and red around the piercing. Should I get it checked?

Yes, you should: definitely get it checked. The cartilage of the upper ear is very susceptible to infection. It sounds like this may be infected. Please see your doctor for the proper diagnosis and probable antibiotic therapy. ...Read more