Last month I had an ear infection that was cleaned up with antibiotics. Ever since then my ears itch inside. My GP told me to put a drop of mineral oil in them. I've done this and it helps with the itching but I've noticed the skin inside my ears is dry and flaky. Also, my lips are really chapped. This is NO big deal, but I'm kinda wondering since so many people have bad rashes, etc. on tx maybe where the skin is thinest, the tx causes problems?
I'm surprised, too, at this little ear phenomenon. I don't have much in the way of dry skin problems on tx, unlike many others but the one weird thing I have is flaking, quite far into the ear. It's like I want to peel the skin in there and unfortunately the temptation is so great, I peel more than I should.
If I remember correctly, Marc said an Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat specialist recommended glycerin. I did buy that and use it. I think it helps but the problem doesn't go away.
In fact, just talking about it makes me want to really dig in there. :)
You are too funny! My husband seems to think its affecting skin where it is the thinnest such as ears and lips. Normally off tx I have very sensitive skin, so I am very pleased that I haven't had the dreaded rash yet. The mineral oil helps with the itch, but have to use it once or twice a day or I'm poking around in there again!
omg... that's what happened to me during tx... not the ear picking, but the booger picking
What's the fart app for iphone? I want it! Can you please find out where he got it, I want to bug my kids with it, when we sit at a café or restaurant... It's payback time, we get to embarrass our kids now that they are grown up.
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