10 Apr 17:30
Anyone struggling with psoriasis developing IN their ear? If so... remedies??
Please don't include specific medical product brand names or external links.
10 Apr 17:34
yes not too bad though, it used too be.i use what i shouldnt,hydrocortison at 1% not good to use steriods,only thing keeps it at bay for me though :)
10 Apr 17:50
could be keep getting a lot of crap out my ear xx
10 Apr 17:53
how have you been don,hope all is ok with you ?
10 Apr 18:00
yes am good John . just trying to get some sun on my plot . got to keep busy x
10 Apr 18:05
I have it all over my ears, inside and out and rub them like mad when washing my hair with alphosyl shampoo. I am then itch-free until evening, when I start scratching them to pieces again.
best way .glad you are good :)
10 Apr 18:07
that's why my pillowcases get dirty patches on them from my ears, so when I go elsewhere I always take a cloth napkin to put on the pillow.
10 Apr 18:09
hello nicola,i find that too,think its the shampoo can have a drying effect to skin, i am bad though as i use it as shower soap on my body,hoping it would condition my skin ,not good i know :)
10 Apr 18:12
glad you are good don .keeping busy is the best way :) :)
10 Apr 18:16
i stay at my mates house fairly often as we have some drinks etc and i stay for the night,sometimes i leave small red patches on the sheets ,he knows i have psoriasis he does too but with no problem to him, its so mild for him, hes very lucky :)he dosnt say a word nor his wife which is good :)
10 Apr 18:20
Do you guys have any solutions besides all the chemical products ??
I can't put my hair up or make a bun anymore. I'm afraid people think my ears are dirty because of the patches...
10 Apr 18:25
i know what you mean delinda, i used to put greasy stuff(parrifin) on my ears aswell as everywhere else at night before going to bed,in the morning i was ripping the skin off in sheets from my ears and around them,then i would re grease them lightly through out the day, i would shower once a day just before bed and not in the morning as that can dry the skin out and you are back to square one,not been like that for years but, it did help to some degree :)
10 Apr 18:29
i dont how i looked,most youngsters were picking their noses and i was there picking skin out of my ears and off my head :)
10 Apr 19:00
Thanks John for your responses!!
I do quite the same thing. But it didn't give me back my confidence...
10 Apr 19:08
yes, i used to get all that delinda,you need to clean your ears they are dirty how rude, so i used to be picking them until they usually bled,then its, why are your ears bleeding,no win.i just put double bass on them now , its quite mild at the moment around the ears i do feel for you delinda,i hope you find a solution,
10 Apr 19:10
i am sorry delinda,sorry its knocked your confidence,i hope you do get a solution
10 Apr 19:12
and your confidence back :)
10 Apr 20:04
jessica, i am awaiting a post thats says, do you have a problem with psoriasis on your behind ? i would say, i will just sit on it for now and i will put a comment later :)
10 Apr 20:55
Best advice I got for psoriasis is too moisturise the dead skin off. I get it in my ears too - I use diprobase generously then leave it sat on my ear (glamorous I know) then I gently wipe the dead skin off
Good luck with your ears!
10 Apr 21:05
Me it's a nightnare and cannot clear it at all. I'm using hydromol ointment at the moment and it's about the best I've had. I use it at least four times a day and if i forget to take it with me and my ears dry out psoriasis kicks straight back in. I scratch and get died and back to square one. I clean my ears each night with cotton buds even though not recommended. I'm careful and try not to like far down but when it's itchy it's hard to resist. However this removes the dead skin
10 Apr 21:41
I go so deep into my ears with cotton buds at night time, and have sometimes had the ends come off in my ears. I used to always go to the doctor to get them out but he gave me the special tweezers that he uses, so I can manage with them now if it ever happens again. The elocon cream helps to cool them down and stop the itching though. Before I joined this site. I did not realise how many people suffered with the same problem, so it helps to talk about it for sure. I don't think there can be an absolute cure. I think it is something you inherit as my sister has it as well and all our family have ridged fingernails. I must say I am glad that I don't have it anywhere else on my body. It is much worse for those people that do. My friend Nikki's legs are in a terrible state all red and blue and scratched, and she can never go bare-legged, which I can when it is warm outside.
10 Apr 22:23
@hollydan any idea where I can find that?
10 Apr 22:27
@saldije12 diprobase is available at boots and most pharmacies (in the moisturiser section - I use it as my daily moisturiser!) otherwise I think you can get it online too!
11 Apr 15:06
11 Apr 22:12
Yeah I have it in the ears too, I just dab a bit of 1% hydrocortisone in there once a week when I have a flare up, keeps it at bay
12 Apr 05:18
I have done light therapy it works great and right now I am trying a cream not prescribed by my doctor but given to me by my ex who is a great friend to me since we divorced many yrs ago . Anyways it is called LOTRIDERM and has cleared up my face completely plus behind my ears and now Im trying it on the large problem areas
12 Apr 16:33
No, I have had it in my nose and just had to work through it!
14 Apr 16:06
the best i have had was a strong steroid cream from E.N.T.
14 Apr 19:28
Had it in my ears for a long time. Mostly just a little lotion and a lot of scraping. Especially in the morning.
15 Apr 07:41
Yes, have it in both ears. I find coconut butter/oil keeps the its down and keep things moist. Not a cure but a decent treatment for me.
16 Apr 02:02
I've truly learned a lot tonight! I knew my ears were itching and seemed like there were rough patches inside them, but didn't know you could get psoriasis there! Why I wouldn't think about it is a mystery to me.... I've had it everywhere else, why not my ears! Anyway... upon writing this post, I'm going to say good night to one and all reading this! In case I don't get on here tomorrow, Happy Easter to all! Hugs & Blessings, Sherry
16 Apr 21:18
I've been using coconut oil in my ears and it's helped a bit :) Only downside is it makes your hair greasy so I usually do it before bed and leave it on overnight x
17 Apr 09:32
Sigh..." keeps the itch down..." not "it's"
21 Apr 23:33
I have it.... just rub a bit of almond oil in it...then try to get the scales out. And going once a year to the specialist to clean my ears with a tiny vacuum cleaner...
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