Itching in the Ear
Itchy ear canal is a common symptom, using q tips or ear buds may give temporary relief but it is worst thing you can do with ear canal.
Itchy ear is often because of inflamed skin because of damage to skin or waterlogged inside, a condition known as otitis externa
Dryness of Ear skin
Chronic skin conditions
Fungal infection of the ear : more common in swimmers, hot humid environment and people cleaning ear too much causing abrasions.
Stopping use of ear buds
Thorough cleaning of ear for wax/fungal debris
Ear drops /antifungal ear drops if fungal infection