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I have stubborn dry, flakey areas in my ear. Could it be a fungal infection?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

This can also be psoriasis.
See a professional to identify and treat this appropritely.

In brief: Could be

This can also be psoriasis.
See a professional to identify and treat this appropritely.
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dr. Pamela Asseff
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Dr. Randy Stevens
Unlikely fungal infection. Maybe colonization. See your doctor for a culture and topical treatment.
Dr. Michael Jaindl
Eczema is very common in this area. Dry flaking not likely fungus or psoriasis.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly

A stubborn flakey rash could be due to a fungal infection, but it could also be due to eczema, or other causes.
Best to see your doctor to make a firm diagnosis.

In brief: Possibly

A stubborn flakey rash could be due to a fungal infection, but it could also be due to eczema, or other causes.
Best to see your doctor to make a firm diagnosis.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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