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What Causes Itchy And Burning Ear Lobes
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
Not typically: Have an ENT check you ear.Get a more detailed answer ›
My wife has burning itchy sensation all over her body in her ear and down by her crouch area for the past week. What's the cause and some solutions?
Doctor can evaluate: Itching all over can be due to an allergic or irritant reaction to some medicine, food, virus, soap, etc... A primary care doctor can evaluate. Sometimes, the doctor will order some blood tests to check the liver, kidneys, and other organs, if there is unexplained itching. Uncommon, but possible, is overall itching due to getting parasites, such as after foreign travel. ...Read more
Sebaceous cysts: Many people have these cysts, which develop in the earlobes and behind the ears. They are oily, containing sebum, and sometimes can get infected. If you're able to express and drain them on your own, I would not be too concerned. If you develop a large one or it becomes infected, then sometimes surgical removal is necessary. ...Read more
My son is 15, he broke out on cheeks, underneath neck, ear lobe and back of next in very small bumps, itchy and hot to the touch.?
? contact reaction: Sounds like he may be having a contact dermatitis. This is an irritant or allergic reaction to something put on the skin. Does he shave? Any new products on the face? Have him try a soothing lotion like aveeno (oatmeal) and some Hydrocortisone lotion. If the rash increases or swelling develops, have it checked by the doctor. ...Read more
Got itchy burning itchy/sensation in skin especially ears, dr said could b allergic reaction 2 penicillin which I took in april, im still experiencin?
Not penicillin: Allergic reactions to a drug do not last for this long. Try using moisturizer on your skin immediately after bathing on a regular basis and put a couple of drops of vegetable oil into the ear canals to see if these measures help. If not, you should see another doctor preferably a dermatologist. ...Read more
Just yesterday the outer edge if my ear started burning, and itchy and it is red and a little warm. The inside of my ear feels fine. What could it be?
Could I be allergic to fake jewelry, my ear lobes get real swollen, itchy, full of pus and crusty?
Have blisters behind ear and head and also on cheeks - they are not paining and not itchy but sometimes have burning sensation.
Blisters, rashes, lumps, bumps are best DXed with a visual exam.
It is impossible to give an accurate DX without the exam. ...Read more
Rash on my shoulders and behind my ears. Very itchy & today its giving me a burning sensation across my shoulders. What could it be?
How long has this rash been present on you?
Have you changed anything in your daily life? ...Read more
I have this dry rash like things behind my ears and lobes down to the side of my neck just above my shoulders and my cheeks its itchy but its not red?
Need an Exam: Please go see your physician today. A rash that is spreading is not to be ignored. We do not offer treatment here on Health Tap. ...Read more
What can I apply to my itchy, burning hairline, forehead, and behind my ears? My sweat irritates me.
Itchy/burning sensation in skin followed by welts, little bumps or redness since april, especially at scalp and inside ears, help anyone, what's wrong?
Need evaluation: May need o see a Dermatologist or Allergist for further testing and management ...Read more
Hi woke today with sores on my ear lobe, red not itchy and going scabby? Did have ear infection 3 weeks ago but this is other side
Five itchy, burning, making my ear hurt, bumps behind ear. Should I be concerned? Having extreme forgetfulness and feeling sad too... Help please
As above: U need to see your PCP for evaluation and work up. Good luck. ...Read more
Dry rash behind ears and lobes face down to side of my neck just itchy no red bumps WBC was 11.92 could it be infection?
? ECZEMA: This appears to be eczema. Did you use a new soap, facial cream or lotion. If you did stop using it. Take oral benadryll. You can try an over the counter steroid cream--if not better see your doctor. ...Read more
Lump near jaw behind ear at times it is swollen having a burning feeling in neck upper chest and across upper back. Parts of body itchy.
Well: The lump could be a swollen lymph node which could mean an infection present you should get checked out immediately! ...Read more
I have a gland below my ear lobe I do not have the flu or any ear pain but this gland is painful and my skin is all itchy on my hands and face?
See doctor: You need an exam. Could be the parotid gland. Very painful when inflamed and infected. Get checked out ...Read more
Ear sore to touch on tragus/lobe & itchy in ear. Preceded by cut at outer ear canal. Now slight itch/barely any pain. Still need to get exam/infected?
Yes: The likely cause is Eczematoid otitis externa. See ENT for ear cleaning and treatment. ...Read more
In bed, turned head & got a burning sensation from outer ear to throat. Soapy taste in mouth. Itchy ear & burning feeling in throat. What is this?
Go to emergency room: If the symptoms are all on one side of your head/neck, ask them to evaluate you for a carotid dissection. It's an injury to a blood vessel in the neck that can cause the symptoms you describe. They'll do imaging of the blood vessels. If they find a carotid dissection, they'll start a medicine to thin your blood while the injury heals. If you have any questions, I'm available for a virtual consult. ...Read more
Burning tingling head, cold numb feeling in arms feet and hands. Neck is also hot and head itchy. These symptoms for 4 days along with ringing ears?
I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.
Seb derm areas: Seborrheic dermatitis can affect the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, groin and lower abdomen, and the fold between the buttocks. Psoriasis can do the same thing. In mild cases of both treatments are similar. Care must be taken not to use steroid creams in body folds for prolonged periods of time as they can thin the skin and cause other damage. ...Read more
Red eye on both eyes. No itchy, burning, watery or bothering me. Just looks ugly! Recently had ear infection and was on a bunch of meds. Possibilities?
My neck lymph nodes are in sizes 12*6 & 12*7 and I have itchy skin & some pain in neck&ear& burning tongue, an ENT dr gave me metronidazole, why?
I'm having severe itchy burning head from hair color allergy. Can I take two Loratadine tablets 10 milligram? One isn't helping very much
Worthless: There is no role for loratadine in treating this type of allergic reaction. A physician needs to evaluate the reaction and treat appropriately. If sure of the cause, the best otc medication would be topical hydrocortisone. Step 1, of course, is to rinse away the hair dye as much as possible. ...Read more
My earlobe is red, swollen and bumpy with a burning, itchy feeling. Do you know what it could be?
Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
When you dye ur hair and when u wait for that 20 mins. What happens if your head starts burning & is kinda itchy. My head isn't sensitive or anything.
Allergy or Chem Burn: The chemicals in hair color can be rather harsh and many people can have an allergic reaction or get a chemical burn from them. The instructions should be followed closely. If it was just burning that might be chemical but itching could be allergy. Be very cautious the next time you use it and do a test as directed since an allergy could be very serious. ...Read more
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