Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
190 Doctors are Online

Ear gets red and hot in the evening and starts itching. How to get relief?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Internal Medicine Specialist
Practicing since : 2001
Answered : 2272 Questions
Everyday in the late evening his ears become dark red and very hot. Sometimes itching is also there.
Posted Sun, 17 Mar 2013 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 13 minutes later
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
The kind of symptoms the child is having are suggestive of febrile illnesses mostly of viral origin as is also supported by the cough and cold problem.
Another important possibility of allergic tendency of the skin around ears.
Also watch the skin closely in day light for a change in skin appearance because rarely this type of problem can be due to local infection.
You can try the OTC medicine called Maxtra-P 5ml thrice a day for 5days and prevent the child from exposure to cold.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an ENT Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor