Ears Itch: Why Do Ears Itch؟

Ears Itch: Why Do Ears Itch؟

Ears Itch : No matter what the cause of itching, you should never place any objects in your ear.

With this action, your inner ear, including small bones that help you in hearing, can be damaged.

Instead of listening to foreign objects, increase your information about the causes of itching, so you can rescue the serious risks that may happen to your ears. Talk to us in this article to explain the causes of itching and how to prevent it.

Some reasons for itchy ears include:

Earwax buildup. Wax is your body’s way of cleaning dead skin cells and dirt out of your ears, but too much of it can make them itch.

The mass of the ear moves naturally and spontaneously outward and goes out of the ear canal so there is no need to manipulate it to leave the ear.

But too much of them can cause itching. But do not use cork or sharp objects to remove it. Because it may penetrate deeper layers and cause trouble for your hearing.


Itchy ears can sometimes be a sign of an ear infection.

Bacteria and viruses cause them

Usually when you have a cold, the flu, or allergies

treatment method

You’ll need to treat the infection.

In some cases, referral to a doctor is essential. Which can be repaired using drops that are used several times a day.

In some cases, antibiotics need to be used.

Skin allergies

The skin inside your ears can itch because of an allergic reaction.

A beauty product like hair spray or shampoo could be the culprit.

Also products that have nickel, like earrings. Plastic, rubber, or metal you put inside your ears, like earbuds or a hearing aid, can also cause a rash called contact dermatitis.

treatment method

To get relief, you’ll need to figure out what you’re allergic to and stop using it.

Until then, your doctor may prescribe a steroid cream to stop your urge to scratch.


Psoriasis is a skin condition that is not usually found in the ear.

But it may be created inside or around the ear and it causes the ear to itch.

There is also the possibility of developing the disease behind the ear.



collected by :

Dr. Afsaneh Amin Ghafouri

About Afsane AminGhafouri

Dr Afsane Ghafuri
My name is Afsaneh Amin Ghafouri I have PhD degree in Agroecology from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. I have over 8 years of experience working in agricultural science as Medicinal Plants scientist. Currently, I work as a Senior Researcher (R&D) at Parsi Teb Herbal Pharmaceutical Company since 2017. I have written more than 100 articles on medicinal plants and their application in traditional medicine. Teaching experience for 8 years in the field of medicinal plants.

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