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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ear gauge: What do you mean by ear gauge?

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
Your body: Any increased size of gauge in general will decrease the chances of the ear being able to return to its original size/shape. For some people the earlo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
I don't know: Truthfully i don't think anybody has ever done such a study. I guess one could argue someone with larger ears can hear danger coming, but these days i ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not healthy: I will start by asking you to consider gauging in the context of the health problems that can result from gauging. A 16-gauge or 18-gauge needle is o ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: Posterior auricular lymph nodes are often enlarged behind the ears of infants as a result of cradle cap, scratches to the scalp or infections of the e ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on type: “Current or history of chronic otitis media (382), cholesteatoma (385.3), or history of any inner (P20) or middle (P19) ear surgery (including cochlea ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Sorry, but no. Could see a cosmetic surgeon.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pressure sore.: If you lay on the same side routinely the ear can form a pressure sore, called weinklers nodule. You should have it checked. The other possibility c ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
? ear cuff ?: We have a lot of experience with ingestion of foreign objects from the exploration behavior of toddlers. Most will pass through the gut to poop in 3-4 ... Read More

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