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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 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
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 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 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 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
?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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