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What do you suggest for dry skin problem on the outer ear?

My outer ear has been hurting for a couple days now. It feels like there’s little patches of dry skin but I try to get a better look at it and it’s starts burning when I touch it. I’ve always had dry skin but this has only happened for a few days now
Fri, 12 Jul 2019
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Dermatologist 's  Response

It seems to be inflammation. I would recommend you to apply topical steroid and antibiotic creams like Neosporin ointment and cortisone cream on the affected areas twice daily for 7-10 days. This should improve your condition.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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