What causes itchy ears and throat? Allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever, can cause itching in the ear and also affect your throat health. It is caused by an allergic reaction to things like pollen, dust mites or animal fur. Symptoms include itchy ears and throat as well as watery eyes, a runny nose, headaches and sneezing.
How do you get rid of itchy ears? The best treatment is to avoid contact with nickel, but if you have mild symptoms, over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines can help. Mild ear itchiness is usually temporary and goes away on its own. If your itch lasts more than a few days, or if you have other symptoms, see your doctor.
What causes itchy ears in adults? Contact dermatitis
Contact with common irritants such as hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, water, ear drops (both prescribed and over-the-counter), or excessive ear cleaning can all cause dry, itchy ears. Some skin and hair products can irritate the skin. So can certain metals in jewelry, especially nickel.
Why is my ear tickling inside? A tickling feeling in the ear may signal a condition, such as Eustachian tube dysfunction. Rarely, it may also mean that a bug has gotten inside of your ear. Children can have a hard time explaining how their ears feel, making it challenging for parents to diagnose or treat.