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Doctor insights on: Thyroid Disorder And Itchy Ears

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?

I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?

Possible allergy: If you wear earrings and have this rash you may be allergic to the nickel in the earrings. See a dermatologist or your general doctor who can prescribe a cortisone cream and stop wearing the earrings till the rash has gone away. You may want to go have patch testing done at a dermatologist office to see if you are allergic to nickel. There are earrings made of titanium is rare to be allergic to. ...Read more

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Is mometasone furoate used for itchy ears?

Is mometasone furoate used for itchy ears?

Mometasone: Mometasone is a cortisone (steroid) medication and is too strong for the thin skin of the ears. A milder cortisone can be prescribed, but for occasional use (1-2x/week) only to avoid thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Does cetirizine HCl 10 work to treat itchy ears?

Does cetirizine HCl 10 work to treat itchy ears?

Yes: Oral antihistamines do decrease pruritis (itching) symptoms. Often times, though, higher doses are required for very itchy skin or hives. ...Read more

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I have green mucos coughing stuffed up nose itchy ears. What do I do I have to.Record a demo and i can't sing.

I have green mucos coughing stuffed up nose itchy ears. What do I do I have to.Record a demo and i can't sing.

sinus infection: It sounds like you have a sinus infection. You probably need an antibiotic. You can try a saline sinus rinse. This may help in the meantime. You should go to your doctor or to an emergency walk in clinic for an evaluation. Good luck on your demo. ...Read more

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Itchy ears, nosebleed and spitting out blood?

Itchy ears, nosebleed and spitting out blood?

See doc: Nosebleeds and spitting out blood can be connected. Your age, frequency of nose bleeds, and how they have been managed can help. Knowing that there are no other problems such as smoking, cancer, chronic cough, points to spitting out blood from the nose bleed. Ears can itch from dry skin, wax, or just because. Try not to put anything into your ear. Seek help for nose bleed. See doc. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

Allergy: Since you have not shared any information with us about yourself, including your age and medical history, its not possible to provide you with a proper or relevant response. Given the limited description of your sx, you may be experiencing environmental allergies and may benefit from OTC antihistamines. ...Read more

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I have very itchy ears (inside). What could that be caused from. Extremely itchy!

I have very itchy ears (inside).  What could that be caused from.  Extremely itchy!

Dry skin: Pruritis without pain is generally manifested by dry skin or retained soap products. If itching becomes intense or starts to become painful then likely otitis externa see physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Help with Itchy ears and blockage when swimming?

Help with Itchy ears and blockage when swimming?

Try: Putting alcohol on the ears after swimming to fully dry them out . Then when they feel better you can buy over the counter drops for swimmers ears to use that will help on a maintenance basis ...Read more

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Hi i have itchy lumps on my scalp and very hot itchy ears?

Hi i have itchy lumps on my scalp and very hot itchy ears?

Itchy scalp ears: Could be fungal or eczema from dermatologic condition or allergic ( food ) reaction or can be psoriasis.Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. and f/u with dermatologist ...Read more

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I've been experiencing very itchy ears, i constantly use cotton buds but there is no dirt, instead blood comes out, what could it be?

I've been experiencing very itchy ears, i constantly use cotton buds but there is no dirt, instead blood comes out, what could it be?

Itchy ears: You may have traumitized your ear canals by using the cotton buds.You may have otitis externa or swimmers ear which is causing your itching use sveral drops of white vinegar in both ears twice daily because the vinegar kills the pseudomonas bug which causes swimmers ear. ...Read more

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My ears get very itchy inside and becomes very annoying what is the reason for itchy ears constantly ?Is their anything that i could do for that?

Yes: It is very possible that you may have an infection of the ear canals called otitis externa or as it is often known as "swimmer's ear". Usually this comes from trapped water in ear canal causing an infection in underlying skin of canal see your dr and see if you have this if so can be treated with antibiotic ear drops. ...Read more

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Itchy ears nose and throat?

?allergies: May have allergies. Try over the counter, non-sedating meds (claritin/loratadine) as one example and if it persists, see a dr. ...Read more

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I am having problems with wet and itchy ears in the inside what could be causing this ?

I am having problems with wet and itchy ears in the inside what could be causing this ?

Otitis external : My first consideration would be irritation or infection of the inner ear canal. this is called otitis externa. You can have your physician clarify this with an examination. ...Read more

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Red itchy ears?

Rash?: Is it a rash? Sunburn? Infection? Very difficult to answer without seeing it in person to examine. See your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy ears just on the outside?

See your doctor: It could be a contact dermatitis or an infection or another cause. Your doctor would need to examine your ear in order to diagnose it. ...Read more

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Have bites all over head really dry flaky itchy, hair brittle,when ui wash it it sets something off or whatever falls off i get really itchy ,ears, ?

Have bites all over head really dry flaky itchy, hair brittle,when ui wash it it sets something off or whatever falls off i  get really itchy ,ears, ?

SeborrheicDermatitis: 45 year old female has 'bites' all over head really dry flaky itchy, hair brittle, ... really itchy, ears? Most likely Seborrheic Dermatitis quite common in oily areas of Body: Scalp, Ears, Eyebrows, & face. Chest & Back also. Dandruff shampoos help plus many OTC lotions, creams & ointments. The Dermatologist is very familiar with these. If it not relieved see Dermatologist. ...Read more