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Itchy Ear

Itching ears occur as a result of ear infection, water or dust entrapment, excessive or deficient ear wax production leading to wax build-up or dry ears, allergic rhinitis, eczema, psoriasis, and contact dermatitis. Though itching ears does not cause any harm, ignoring to correct the underlying cause may pave the way to earache and blockade.

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Why do I get a white discharge in my blocked and itchy ears?

Query: Hi doctor, My condition is still unknown to me. However, two months ago, something blocked my ear, causing my hearing to suffer. Both my ears are always itchy. But that only lasts two weeks before my hearing returns to normal. This week it happened to me again, although in a different case. Somethin...  Read Full »

Dr. Oliyath Ali

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. First, I want to tell you never to again clean your ear yourself with Q tips, buds, or anything else. The ear has a natural cleaning mechanism called the migratory epithelial pattern, which gets disturbed when you put Q tips or anything like ...  Read Full »

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