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What are the common causes for flaky ear skin?

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In the lower part of ear the skin is going like dandruf and after few days automatically the skin becomes soft and it repeats. What can be the cause of it and any precaution which can help avoid this.
Posted Mon, 13 Jan 2014 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Sudhir 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Hello Detailed Answer: This can be due to focal chronic infection or dry skin. You can give try to cream with combination of antiseptic,antifungal with mild steroid. Apply vaseline in the night. Hope this helps. Please ask if there are doubts. Regards
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