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Why is rim of my ear constantly peeling?

Why is rim of my ear constantly peeling?

Dermatitis: Dryness of the skin or seborrheic dermatitis is the most likely condition causing your problem. There are many treatments for this but I would advise seeing a dermatologist for this. Other problems associated with this are excessive dandruff and dryness of the scalp. Lubrication of the rim of your ear with mineral oil and a good shampoo will probably be adequate. ...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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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 does it mean when behind your ear is swollen ear is peeling?

What does it mean when behind your ear is swollen ear is peeling?

? Seborrhea: One of the most common causes of peeling skin behind the ear which can also included swelling and discomfort is "Seborrhei Dermatitis aka Seborrhea" Sometimes the flaking, peeling skin is found inside the ear, on the scalp, in the eyebrows and on the sides of the nose. This is a yeast infection of the skin. It is easily treated. However, other causes do exist. See your doctor. ...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 (diphenhydramine) is a good start but if it keeps going seek medical attention soon. ...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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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 have hair dye issue, where it must have irratated\burned my scalp it's almost peeling. Its now dry, but greasy; and hurts/burns; ears/neck itch bad?

I have hair dye issue, where it must have irratated\burned my scalp it's almost peeling. Its now dry, but greasy; and hurts/burns; ears/neck itch bad?

Scalp dermatitis?: Had to tell whether this is chemical irritation/burn, or allergy to the hair dye. Both are common. Best to see a doctor. You could try an over-the-counter steroid cream (hydrocortisone), but a doctor might prescribe more effective treatment, and can confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes a reaction like this uncovers an underlying skin problem, made worse by the hair dye but needing different treatment. ...Read more

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Sleep with ear plugs every night, change them 1x monthly. Inner ear itchy hurt and peeling by end of month. What should I be doing? Go to my dermatologist?

Sleep with ear plugs every night, change them 1x monthly. Inner ear itchy hurt and peeling by end of month. What should I be doing? Go to my dermatologist?

Ear plugs: Are associated with a buildup of WAX (Cerumen) in the ear canal... You should have your ears examined since this does not usually result in itchiness. (more likely due to a "dandruff - like condition of the ears/scalp (seborrhea)
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...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 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.

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

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I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.?

I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.?

Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head. It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw. I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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My 1 year old had a fever, diagnosed with ear infection then ended up with hand, foot, and mouth. Now fingertips are peeling?

My 1 year old had a fever, diagnosed with ear infection then ended up with hand, foot, and mouth. Now fingertips are peeling?

Hand, Foot and Mouth: Peeling is extremely common after HFMD. It's part of the natural course of the illness. Let the skin peel at it's own pace. You can use sensitive skin lubricants/emollients (without any scent) to help soothe if desired. Don't stress, this is just the natural progression of the rash. ...Read more

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My five yr old daughter has peeling fingers and toes, she has had in the past month, chalazion on RT eye, ear infections, sore throat (neg strep test)?

My five yr old daughter has peeling fingers and toes, she has had in the past month, chalazion on RT eye, ear infections, sore throat (neg strep test)?

Needs check: A negative quick strep does not rule out strep some times a virus like infectious mono can be the culprit
your child may need some bloodwork to R/O Kawasackie desease ...Read more

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Does the skin attached to the inside head of the penis peel off during puberty?

Does the skin attached to the inside head of the penis peel off during puberty?

Hygiene: We all slough a cell layer of surface skin cells every day. On the scalp it is dandruff, on the head of penis it is smegma. Uncircumcised boys, not used to retracting their foreskins and wiping away smegma/dead skin cells may think that the penis is pealing. It is normal skin desquamation (shedding). ...Read more

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

Dr. Johnny Roy Dr. Roy
2 doctors agreed:

See remark: You may have infection from what you describe?
You are uncircumcised. Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day, After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area.
Do this for couple of days. If no response, check with a doctor, or visit local health clinic in your town.
Good luck ...Read more

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The skin on the glans/head of my penis is peeling off. Can you tell me what to do?

The skin on the glans/head of my penis is peeling off. Can you tell me what to do?

Here are some...: Without more info and a direct look, it is hard to tell what it may be. However, it is not that hard to get these related things done correctly by following the instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Babys head smells (forehead) but there's no peeling or other evidence of cradle cap. What else could it be? Can cradle cap smell be present w/out peel

Babys head smells (forehead) but there's no peeling or other evidence of cradle cap. What else could it be? Can cradle cap smell be present w/out peel

Lotions/ metabolism: If germ overgrowth is unlikely, the other two issues that come to mind are the things we put on their skin or the odor from the sweat they make. I find some lotions will sour over time & leave a musty smell. Some kids with metabolic issues can have a mouse urine like smell or maple syrup like smell to their sweat. If the lotions or other skin treatments are not an issue I would let your dr know. ...Read more

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I went to bed last night and my balls started to itch really bad and hurt and I noticed that my head was peeling and it spread to my balls by morning?

I went to bed last night and my balls started to itch really bad and hurt and I noticed that my head was peeling and it spread to my balls by morning?

Immediate evaluation: If you are having pain and redness it is definitely time to get checked. This could be related to an infection or other inflammatory process. In either case this could bring more complications so it is important that you get seen by your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

Here are some. ..: Without a look at what you described, it's hard to offer a decent advice although chronic inflammation, i.e., balanoposthitis, related with long tight foreskin, or psoriasis would first come to mind. Clinically, you may try applying topical antifungal + steroid cream lightly 1-2 daily after gentle cleansing for 4-5 days and see. If not improved as wished, see urologist for confirmation, Rx, &. .. ...Read more