Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar_universal
Rash around the ears
My 7 yr old daughter has had this ongoing rash behind her ears for over a year or so. I have been wrote two different creams for it. Which are Clotrimazole and Bethamthasone   and then also was wrote ketoconazole. Nothing seems to work, the creams will make it better for like a day and then its back. They stay dry red and caked up. When I wash her ears it really hurts. I have posted 3 pictures if anyone can give me any information.


This discussion is related to Mystery Rash.


This discussion is related to Mystery Rash.
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
563773_tn?1374250139
Hello,
These symptoms can be due to seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that causes flaky,dry, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas esp under the nose or anywhere on face. You can treat flaking and dryness with over-the-counter dandruff or medicated shampoos. Shampoo the hair vigorously and frequently (preferably daily). Active ingredients in these shampoos include salicylic acid, coal tar, zinc, resorcin, ketoconazole, or selenium.

If the symptoms persist, then it would be best to get it confirmed from a dermatologist

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

Comment
Cancel
563773_tn?1374250139
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar_universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Rash around the ears
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Dermatology Answerers
209987_tn?1451939065
Blank
tschock
AB
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
N_Johnny30
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom