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What causes thick white crusty scab on pinna part of ear?
I am a caregiver and have a resident that has a thick white crusty scab on the pinna part of the ear. We are suppose to apply some kind of steroid lotion to his ear. I think it is lotion that has dried and been applied over and over. What do you think?
I would like to know more details such as the duration of symptoms, presence and absence of associated symptoms, etc., to be able to comment on your concern better. You may try Ask a doctor to communicate with a dermatologist.
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General & Family Physician
my 3months old has dry skin round has wrist. inner kneels and inner elbow .
infants have very sensitive skin and require moisturization almost throughout. I would recommend a visit to your childs doctor to start with aling with the use of a mild moisturizing cream specially intended for use on children.
Hope this helps.
Why do i have dry skin on my ankles hands and elbows thank you.
hello and welcome to HCM,
You may have dry skin due to many reasons
1. Cold dry climate which is the leading cause
2. Dry skin producing insufficient moisture
3. Dehydration or reduced hydration to the skin
4. Under the affect of many drugs or ointments
5. Malnutrition of any kind and also vitamin deficiency
6. Chronic smoking or alcoholism
get back to me if needed
Dr Sriram Nathan
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