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What are some reasons my baby keeps rubbing his ear? Infection?

What are some reasons my baby keeps rubbing his ear? Infection?

Rubbing on ear s: Hard to say. Years ago a study was done. Over a hundred babies just pulling on their ears: one third had an ear infection, one third were normal and one third had something wrong unrelated to the ear like teething, sore throat, skin rash etc. Bottom line is have your infant checked by your doctor and if he has a normal exam, you may never know but you don't have to worry. ...Read more

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Hello doc. When i rub my fingers behind my ear it smells. I wash behind my ears twice a day. Pls doc, is there a medical reason for this?

Hello doc. When i rub my fingers behind my ear it smells. I wash behind my ears twice a day. Pls doc, is there a medical reason for this?

Sebum & Bacterial: Byproducts. Propionic acid, for one, can be produced by a variety of bacteria - propionibacterium species thrive in areas of the skin that have more sebaceous glands. Sebum itself can also be malodorous. Talking with a dermatologist might provide you with some solutions. ...Read more

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What could be the reason of pain in backside of ear ?

What could be the reason of pain in backside of ear ?

See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be the reason behind sudden vibration under the ear , nick and head with no pain?

What could be the reason behind sudden vibration under the ear , nick and head with no pain?

Vague: Has this happened before? Could be a muscle spasm or a pinched nerve. Really hard to say without a thorough history and exam. See a Dr. ...Read more

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Speaking 5 to 10 minutes on mobile causes pain in the ear. What could be the reason? What test should I go for?

Trauma to your ear.: Probably the way you hold or press the cellphone to your ear is causing pain. Use other ear for a while and change the way you hold it, or use speaker. If not better see an ent. ...Read more

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What can be a reason that my ear sound like a blown speaker?

What can be a reason that my ear sound like a blown speaker?

Ear issues: It may simply be that the eustachian tubes are blocked due to swelling or fluid behind the ears. It should resolve on its own but if it does not you should see your pcp for a possible ear drum rupture. ...Read more