I get this white, flakey crumbly stuff on my ears and around & just inside the opening to the ear canal. Clobetasol helps. Seborrheic dermatitis?

Probably. It probably is seborrheic dermatitis especially if you get flaking on the sides of your nose your eyebrows and your scalp or chest areas. However clobetasol is too strong for that area. Have it checked out by a dermatologist to determine the best and safest treatment plan.

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