What is this? (Pic included)

(14 Posts)
Brunelofbrio Thu 02-Apr-20 19:03:56

DS has just developed these on his ears. Is it eczema? Or something else? He’s 4, he does have eczema but never on his ears before?

It’s both ears and sore? Anybody have any ideas? Thanks

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Brunelofbrio Thu 02-Apr-20 19:40:20

Bumping as I keep losing the thread

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DartmoorChef Thu 02-Apr-20 19:42:34

It looks like the eczema i have. Sudocreme overnight is brilliant.

ofwarren Thu 02-Apr-20 19:46:09

Does he wear headphones?
My son complains of sore ears after wearing his. Never broken the skin though.

Brunelofbrio Thu 02-Apr-20 19:51:09

Thanks - I’ll try the eczema cream. He doesn’t have headphones - I might check the fit of his cycle helmet- but that’s never been a problem before

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GammaRays Thu 02-Apr-20 19:54:43

Does he pull on his ears when he's tired or upset? DS does and has what's in the second pic behind both his ears! I put sudocrem on it but it's always there unfortunately.

Geekster1963 Thu 02-Apr-20 22:22:43

I get something similar every spring. It’s called juvenile spring eruption. It looks very like it if you google it.


fleamadonna Thu 02-Apr-20 22:25:57

Geekster that’s fascinating. I was looking at ds’ ears in the bath tonight wondering what that was... now I have a name for it!

Geekster1963 Thu 02-Apr-20 22:27:19

Yes it is interesting, mine has started this last week with being outside in the sun and cool breeze. I get it at this sort of time every year.

Howmanysleepsnow Thu 02-Apr-20 22:28:27

Sudocrem works wonders on that!

Geekster1963 Thu 02-Apr-20 22:31:02

Putting sun cream on helps too as it’s sun related. As does wearing a hat and keeping your ears covered.

Brunelofbrio Fri 03-Apr-20 15:32:01

@Geekster1963 Thanks for that. Seems to match it exactly.

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Geekster1963 Fri 03-Apr-20 16:09:21

Glad to be of help Brunelofibro smile I have eczema too so we might be more prone to it. I know when I get it my ears get really itchy first, then come up in the blisters. I look like a dog scratching at their ears!

I put a bit of my steroid cream on sometimes.

hannah1992 Fri 03-Apr-20 16:19:29

Second geekster. My dd has this but she gets it quite bad on the backs of knees

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