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How to treat piercing ear infection

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please seek : Medical evaluation for treatment of this infection.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear helix infection: If you have fever or spreading of redness from the site of infection, then I would recommend you call in for consultation. In mean time, keep area cle ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Is the piercing high: On the lobe thru the cartilage or low in the part without cartilage? If low and just "crusty", topical antimicrobials can high but high up, the cartil ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Prob need meds: You should see a doctor and get some medications.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: I see no link between these two issues.
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Leszkowitz
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Infection: nfection after any sergical skin procedure can happens u did the right thing and removed the nidus or source may need antibiotic doesn't sound to seri ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: There are many types of ear infection requiring different strategies. The main symptom is pain and therefore painkillers are usually given. Tylenol (a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Otitis media: If acute, antibiotics and pain meds, if unrelieved needs myringotomy to let out pus. If chronic, you may need tubes, if mastoid infection is present ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Otitis: First you need to know if it is a real ear infection. This requires professional to examine the ear. If the infection is in the external ear canal i ... Read More

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