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What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?

What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?

Ear skin is angry: It means your ear canal skin is angry. Either from exposure to external irritants such as shampoos or soaps or from your misguided attempts to clean your ears. Rule number one - no q-tips! rule number 2 - leave your ear canal alone! you can try a 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc. Put some on your finger and rub it inside your ear 3 to 4 times a day for several days. If that doesn't work see an ent. ...Read more

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My ear is constantly itchy, and my earwax seems to be an unusual red/orange color. What could this mean?

My ear is constantly itchy, and my earwax seems to be an unusual red/orange color. What could this mean?

Wax: Wax can make ears itchy and wax can be brown to orange or reddish in colour . Ear examination can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do if the inside of my ear is itchy and I don't have a hairpin?

What can I do if the inside of my ear is itchy and I don't have a hairpin?

Head & Shoulders: First try washing daily with head and shoulders shampoo and let the lather sit in the ear canal for a minute prior to washing out, then apply a touch of otc Hydrocortisone 1% to the opening daily until it improves/resolves. Do this when needed to control flaking and itch as this is a chronic condition called seborrheic dermatitis in the ear. If that is not helpful, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Perichondritis: You may have an infection of the skin or covering of the cartilage of the ear which is the structure that gives the ear its shape. It may be cellulitus beginning you should have it checked. ...Read more

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Why is my right ear always itchy on the inside?

Why is my right ear always itchy on the inside?

? External ear infection: common, better see your doctor, you might prescription medication, good luck ...Read more

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How come my throat and ears are always itchy?

How come my throat and ears are always itchy?

Itch: This sounds like allergy which may be due to inhallents or/and food(s). There are steroid drops that work well for ear itch. Steroid pills may help throat. Get checked for allergy so you know what to avoid. ...Read more