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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
I've been getting over pinky eye/bronchitis and a nose infection and recently noticed the outside rim of my ear is extremely red, peeling and very sensitive and sore. Could it be from my cold?
There's a place above my earlobe and on the back of my ear that's flaky and peeling. The one above my earlobe also drains a little sometimes?
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
Dad&aunt had psoriasis and I have peeling reddish skin behind my ear by scalp line and stings when touched with water do I have psoriasis?
Possibly: See a drrmatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
? 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
What could this be? Skin on ear is peeling. I have some crust that formed on my right ear, & it was coming from the crevice, & all outside. No pain.
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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