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My cat has a dry, crusty spot on his outer ear. what could

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my cat has a dry, crusty spot on his outer ear. what could that be?
Submitted: 4 years ago via Maybeckvet.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  ERvetguy replied 4 years ago.
ERvetguy :

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ERvetguy :

How long have you noticed this on Ozzy?

ERvetguy :

Is the crusting on the outside of one ear or both, and brown or blackish debris in the ear canals? Have you noticed him scratching at the ears?

ERvetguy :

Please let me know when you are back online, he could have an ear infection and have the crusting due to him scratching at his ears, is he indoors or outdoors?