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What are the complications of ear psoriasis?

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The main complication of ear psoriasis is that the buildup of scales and plaques can block your ear canal enough that you have temporary hearing problems. The problem should go away when your doctor removes the blockage.

From: Psoriasis in Your Ears WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation: “About Psoriasis,” “Psoriasis on the Face,” “Phototherapy,” “Psoriasis treatments.”

The Hearing Journal : “Psoriatic Involvement of the Ear.”

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: “Psoriasis and Sensitive Areas.”

Massachusetts Ear and Eye: “Sudden Deafness.”

American Journal of Clinical Dermatology : “Risk of sudden sensorineural hearing loss in patients with psoriasis: a retrospective cohort study.”

Sacharitha Bowers, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine, SIU Medicine.

Mayo Clinic: “Psoriasis.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Psoriasis: Who gets it and causes.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on July 08, 2019

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation: “About Psoriasis,” “Psoriasis on the Face,” “Phototherapy,” “Psoriasis treatments.”

The Hearing Journal : “Psoriatic Involvement of the Ear.”

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: “Psoriasis and Sensitive Areas.”

Massachusetts Ear and Eye: “Sudden Deafness.”

American Journal of Clinical Dermatology : “Risk of sudden sensorineural hearing loss in patients with psoriasis: a retrospective cohort study.”

Sacharitha Bowers, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine, SIU Medicine.

Mayo Clinic: “Psoriasis.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Psoriasis: Who gets it and causes.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on July 08, 2019

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