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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
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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