Seborrheic Dermatitis Ear Treatment and Diagnosis Guide

I just got diagnosed with dermatitis in ear. 15 yrs. of swollen lymph node, ringing, itching, 15 drs., Cipro drops, antibiotics, steroids, ear flushings!! that sucked out yucky stuff, even bought one of those Elephant squirt bottles so hubby could flush out all the junk. Now I’m told to NEVER do that, to keep my ear as dry as possible with vaseline and cotton balls, get on a regimen of oils to balance it all out after l0 days of CiproDex drops. Oh wow.

Hi Arlene, I was just curious what your doctor said at your appt? I have the same thi has you described

I have lived most of my life with seborrheic dermatitis in several parts of my body on and off, scalp, chest, around nose, around mouth, ears, and what helped for me was shower every day or every other day from cylinder heated water instead of boiler heated water, and sun bathing.

Thank you for great post. I noticed flakes on my head couple of days back. I hate any thing in my head :-(! checked internet and found this Nutrogina T seal shampoo. I used it just today, and found the flakes are reducing. Thank God!
Couple of days back I started noticing bumps inside my ear like flakes, scratching it, peals it off, yewww!!! hate it…
Could you please assist me using honey in my ear would help?

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Tried everything to ease symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis. Nothing worked. Then I started saturating area in hair and behind ears with hair conditioner. I used aloe based L’Bri conditioner. Left this on for 5-10 minutes, then shampooed hair with dandruff shampoo. Rinsed hair very thoroughly, before drying hair, I applied a generous amount of Vaseline Intensive care lotion to scalp, ears and behind ears, then blow dried my hair as usual. I applied organic salve(Badger Balm) to ears and behind ears. At night I apply lotion to scalp and ears, let dry, then apply Badger Balm again. Been doing this for one week, the itching has almost completely stopped. The flakey scaling is gone except a small patch on one ear. Hope this might work for someone else. Going to continue this until all symptoms have been gone for at least two weeks. Then will start again as soon as any symptoms return. No more discharge. No more scales, no more itching!

I too am a swimmer and just diagnosed withthis. Im sure the chlorine is part of the problem. Im on doxycycline and Ketoconozole cream. My skin burns like heck.

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My daughter loves Foderma serum as helps with her eczema. I haven’t seen the results I was hoping with my stubborn eczema but won’t blame the product–no prescriptions work either to cure/clear up my eczema.

Thanks so much for this…the itch is drivng me mad. The doctor gave me steroid cream but that makes hardly any difference to ears or face. I am off to buy some head and shoulders conditioner to try.

I have had a skin disorder since 2012 after a series of immunizations that I had to have to go to Africa. It first started on my arms where I would break out into little tune blisters that would itch and then scab over and then itch more. Then it spread to my back. Now since 2014 I have had the ear thing that you speak of above. I have tried every doc and every cream for the maddening itch, scaling, peeling, and leaking fluid from my ears. I look forward to trying these remedies. I have also thought that maybe it was a yeast infection in the ears instead of a fungus of sorts. What do you think?

My ear is so ichy…and have a white flacky …what Im going to do…

I finally found a wonderful, instantly effective treatment: Betamethasone Valerate (creme or ointment) .01% , by prescription.

My daughter had struggled with eczema since she was a baby. She scratches so bad at her skin. We have used steroid creams, dermatologists and the usual triamcinolone. I decided to go the natural route and use the Made from Earth Pure Aloe Skin Treatment. This product has worked wonders and we only had it a few days.

With the Made from Earth Aloe Treatment, I saw saw results super fast and its not toxic like the steroid creams the dermatologist gave us which did not work!

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I have this affliction on my nose, between the eyes, and in my eye brows. It has spread to my ears, and to some degree, my scalp. Avon dandruff shampoo with conditioner has really helped the scalp, but the greatest product for my nose and ears has been a product called “Dermarest”. This product is available on Amazon, is relatively inexpensive, and a little goes a long way. It really keeps my symptoms at bay! I apply it every other day. For my ears, I put a very small dab on the end of a q-tip and apply it even to the inside of my ear canal. In two days it eliminated all of the little white flaky pieces and eliminated the itchiness. Hope this will help someone.

I have found a good quality Emu Oil works. I am going to try putting some tea tree oil in it as well.

Would these methods also work for interface dermatitis?

I had the same symptoms for 2 years incl clear fluid from ears that was sticky. . Went to dermatologist. He prescribed: fluocinonide 0.5%. Instant remission. I used 1 time and everything stopped overnight. I now apply twice a week maintenance. You only put it on external ear and just around opening w a qtip. It’s a liquid. Don’t put it in the ear though (even though you’ll be tempted) as if you have any openings in eardrum it can cause issues. It’ll work it’s way in on it’s own.

Have you ever just put a couple of drops of Sovereign Silver ( a colloidal silver) in your ears since it’s a natural antipathogen/antifungal? If anyone has, please answer below with how long you had to do it before it was gone for good… I’ve done it one night… all itching and flaking progress halted for up to three days, then slowly came back. Am thinking of doing it for several days, but would like to get an idea of how long first… ‘putting a cold liquid in my ears, I’m afraid of causing an ear infection as the SD in my ears has now made me prone to ear infections… However, the Colloidal silver seems to really work, so… trying to figure out if I can use it for a reasonable amount of time to permanently remedy this relatively new problem ( has been about a year).