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Skin Behind Ear Peeling
I have weeping, and peeling skin behind both of my ears. At times, it is very irritating and has a little odour when it weeps. How can I treat it?
Seborrheic Derm: Your condition is called seborrheic dermatitis or damdruff and is usually treated with dandruff shampoos. Dandruff shampoos are classified according to the medication they contain: ketoconazole, tar based, salicylic acid, selinium sulfide, and zinc pyrithione. There are also topical prescription medications like promiseb. ...Read more
Dad&aunt had psoriasis and I have peeling reddish skin behind my ear by scalp line and stings when touched with water do I have psoriasis?
Possibly: See a drrmatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.
? Seborrhea: One of the most common causes of peeling skin behind the ear which can also included swelling and discomfort is "Seborrhei Dermatitis aka Seborrhea" Sometimes the flaking, peeling skin is found inside the ear, on the scalp, in the eyebrows and on the sides of the nose. This is a yeast infection of the skin. It is easily treated. However, other causes do exist. See your doctor. ...Read more
What could this be? Skin on ear is peeling. I have some crust that formed on my right ear, & it was coming from the crevice, & all outside. No pain.
Swelling and skin peeling in and on my ears with a clear fluid draining from the skin. What is this?
See a dermatologist: From the limited information you provided i think this would be best answered by a direct visit with a dermatologist. There could be a number of things causing the symptoms you describe. ...Read more
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