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Why does my ear itch so bad and have scabs around the outter edge?

Why does my ear itch so bad and have scabs around the outter edge?

Need exam: Can't really tell without an exam. See your primary care for one, and ask if a dermatology consultation is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm having a place in both of my ears that look like scabs and i don't know what it is?

?ear dermatitis: To get a definitive answer, see a dr. And they can officially diagnose you to let you know what is going on with your ears. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a spot that gets a small scab, then falls off, then scabs again after a few days for months now. It is on the upper rim pinna of my L ear. ?

I have a spot that gets a small scab, then falls off, then scabs again after a few days for months now. It is on the upper rim pinna of my L ear. ?

See a dermatologist: The ear can sustain sun damage. This can be anything from just a mild condition (actinic keratosis) to early skin cancer formation. See a dermatologist. Sometimes a specific prescription skin ointment can be used, or other options if needed. ...Read more

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My 9 month old has two lumps behind his ear that the health visitor told me not to worry about. However he has now come out with scabs on his head?

My 9 month old has two lumps behind his ear that the health visitor told me not to worry about. However he has now come out with scabs on his head?

I would recommend: that you have him examined to check those scabs. He may have impetigo, which is a bacterial infection that needs to be treated. The lumps behind his ears are probably inflamed lymph nodes that may or may not be related to the scalp lesions. ...Read more

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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

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