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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
34 years experience Dentistry
Possible allergy: You may be hypersensitive to a metal in the jewelry. An allergist can test you!
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic reaction: to the earring. Try 24 carrot gold or sterling silver.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prabu Raman
38 years experience Dentistry
Metal allergy: Allergy to jewelry metals is quite common. Nickel is the usual culprit. Even if you never had a problem before you could become sensitized one day and ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: If you take the post out early the hole may close up, but there should not be any increased risk of infection if you keep it clean.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
37 years experience Dermatology
Ear pierce infection: Just because you take out the earring won't make you more prone to infection. If you take it out and it has not healed yet with a new lining of skin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Furst
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes!: This is a common problem. Your ear, nose and throat doctor can apply a local anaesthetic and remove that embedded earing --right in his/her office! ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
New Piercings?: An infection could occur at any point. Use good piercing care.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Hard to say: Could be seborrheic dermatitis, or reaction to a food or medication, especially if taken intermittently, like ibuprofen for headache or something not ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unusual: Unusual to have allergic reaction in one but not the other ear. Try hypoallergenic rings.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
54 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
A few possibilities: You may be allergic to the material of the ear rings. Do all ear rings cause the same trouble. Or just certain ear rings? Other possibility is that y ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Infection: Sometimes cysts, infections, keloids can develop in ears. A doctor would have to see your ear or in person to be more accurate. Good luck and please s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cysts: I wounder if you may be mistaken pus for something else. Sometimes retention cysts express white thick stuff commonly mistaken for pus. I doubt infect ... Read More
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