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What do I do to treat peeling oozing area behind ear?

What do I do to treat peeling oozing area behind ear?

Dermatologist: This crease behind your ear is a classical site for seborrheic keratitis. This a skin condition which can be treated with careful cleansing of the skin followed by a small amount of topical cortisone. If these measures do not help, i would advise seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Dermatologist: Have you consulted a dermatologist? This chronic eruption may be seborrheic dermatitis. In any event,since the rash is persistent, a dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is this itching, peeling skin behind my ears?

What is this itching, peeling skin behind my ears?

Possible sunburn: Sun burn, yeast infections, allergies and more can cause those symptoms. See your doctor for treatment and diagnosis and always use sun block on the ear lobes and behind the ears. ...Read more

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Ear is swollen really red & raw skin is peeling off with red itchy patches going down my body?

Ear is swollen really red & raw skin is peeling off with red itchy patches going down my body?

Allergic reaction: If it's not painful it's likely to be an allergic reaction. Especially if it's spreading. Benadryl is a good start but if it keeps going seek medical attention soon. ...Read more

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Swelling and skin peeling in and on my ears with a clear fluid draining from the skin. What is this?

Swelling and skin peeling in and on my ears with a clear fluid draining from the skin. What is this?

Otitis externa: You may have an infection of the ear canal, called otitis externa, or commonly known as swimmer's ear. It could also be eczema of the ear canal. Either way, prescription ear drops should help improve the problem. ...Read more

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I had the flu 2 months ago and a ear infection. I was given tamaflu and amoxicillin. My skin is peeling . I was perscrined a lotion but it has not helped. My nails are very sore along was my feet and hands peeling

If : If a patient has severe skin peeling that is painful, they may have had a reaction to a medication or a skin condition. Some skin conditions can cause peeling, redness, and pain. The best advice would be to see an internal medicine physician or a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Need expert opinions about skin peeling over my eye and on my ear. What can I do?

Need expert opinions about skin peeling over my eye and on my ear. What can I do?

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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