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Itchiness in right inner ear, dry skin, itch on eardrum. Treatment?

I have had a major itch inside my right ear for 5 years now. It s horrible. I have seen an Ent but he clims it s dry skin . I don t think so. I use a q-tip to itch it. I roll the tip between my fingers and make it oblong. Then insert it and turn it until it relieves the itching. I don t put anything on the q-tip. The q-tip seems to go all the way in and touch the eardrum where the itching is. What could be the problem?
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Do you have history of recurrent water entry in your affected ear?
Kindly don't put anything inside your ear as it may be harmful.
Ear buds are the source of injury. At times bleeding may occur from ear. So kindly don't insert anything blindly.
You may have dryness of skin and may have fungal infection of ear.
You should again consult with your treating ENT surgeon and should go for ear drops containing clotrimazole and beclomethasone.
You can also use soluwax ear drops containing lignocaine.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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