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What causes ear itching?

Hi, I am 56 years old. I have been feeling itchy inside my ear for sometime. Could it be the result from dryness since I've often been using Q-tip to dry inside my ear after shower? Also, would it be safe to use calamine on Q-tip to relieve this itch?
Tue, 2 Jan 2018
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Hello

The itching may be due to a fungal infection. The best thing would be to meet an ent doctor for confirming the same and further treatment.

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