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Scabs Inside Ears
Hello. I think I have a scab in my ear. I have been picking it to try and remove it. Now, my ear really hurts. What is going on/how do I treat?
See your MD: Seems you are having an infection developed while you try to take the scab out ...Read more
I had a tonsillectomy 8 days ago. I had pain in my ear & jaw. Is the scab forming? When will it come off? When it come off can I eat normal foods?
Call your doctor: Call your surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
?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
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. ?
Inside ear, before canal or in, there are two red spots. Sensitive to touch, but no pain otherwise. They look like scabs but may not be.
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?
Have have had scabs on my scalp my hair line near my ears is thinning and is constantly knotted also its affecting my ear with stoney wax blockage?
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 feel my acne has gotten worse & gets deeper like patchy scabs /sores & it's dry around my mouth and ears & I was proscribed 100mg & it's been 1m
Acne: All acne is hormonal (androgenic). Antibiotics will not prevent or improve acne or comedone formation, it only treats the secondary bacterial infection. You may need to speak to your dermatologist or PCP about hormonal eval and treatment including BCP and Spironolactone along with intensive hands-on medical extractions to minimize scarring and pigmentation. Find a specialist to help you. ...Read more
I find random scabs on the back of my scalp that bleed when i scratch them. I have also had a swollen lymph node behind my right ear. Why do I have?
I av concerns with my scalp I've red scabs and loads of yellow type dandruff my hair is constantly tangled and my ear canals are affected?
I recently started a new job that requires ear protection so I have been wearing ear plugs and they have been causing scabs in my ears or could this b?
Use ear headsets: Better than ear plugs, use headset type ear protector which are more comfortable and definitely more occlusive. ...Read more
I have been experiencing soreness, itching, and scabbing in my ears for the past 2mos with /sore throat and dizziness. Clear liquid under scabs. Advic?
Maybe allergies.: All of these things can occur with allergies... could be to dust, pets, seasonal, or other allergens. Try an antihistamine like loratadine and Nasacort (triamcinolone) Allergy nasal spray over the counter, and speak with a doctor about getting a prescription for ear drops with antibiotic and steroid to calm the itch there. Wash your hair, face, and pillow cases nightly to remove allergens before sleep. ...Read more