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How can dry and scaly skin behind the ear be treated?

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Posted on Fri, 18 Dec 2020
Question: I have dry, scaly, skin behind and on the back of one ear. It burns when I put any lotion on it.
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Answered by Dr. Salah Saad Shoman (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:

A number of reasons

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but this could be due to a number of causes including eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis.

So, I would like to look further into this and see a photo of the lesion. Please attach a photo to your follow up the query.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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How can dry and scaly skin behind the ear be treated?

Brief Answer: A number of reasons Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but this could be due to a number of causes including eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis. So, I would like to look further into this and see a photo of the lesion. Please attach a photo to your follow up the query. Hope I have answered your query. Take care Regards, Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist