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    Crawling on my ear
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    hkakat posted:
    For 3 weeks now I have been getting this crawling feeling likesomething is moving on the OUTSIDE of my ear. Not inside so I know it is not wax. I have cleaned it good wiped with alcohol and it still does this. Any suggestions?
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    Rod_Moser_PA_PhD responded:
    Sensory nerves have the ability to send "false signals", so it is possible this is what is happening. Unfortunately, since I have no way of examining your ear, this is only a blind guess.

    As far as treatment suggestions are concerned...as far as I know, there are no treatments for this, unless of course, you are getting shingles (herpes zoster). You will need to see your medical provider if your symptoms persist.


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