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What is a good way to get an earing through a hole that is halfway closed up

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Push it through: Carefully; the hole has probably not healed completely closed, and "finding" the tract is usually possible without re-piercing. Of course, there is al ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Soft scar: The ear piercing involves a puncture through the skin on top and behind the ear lobe as well as the fat in between. This closure makes thick, hard sca ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
Se below : Hi there, this symptoms could be related to a number of things, stress being at the top of the list. The best thing you can do if you think it’s somet ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neither: Its not good or bad, as long as its done by qualified person, and cared for in proper manner, should be fine, actually better than when theyre older a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Only if...: ...you use a drill (not recommended; do not try this at home).
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The ear canals are lined with skin that does not permit entry of the flu virus.These germs are selective in where they enter the body & enter thro ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Tang
23 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection: An inner ear infection, or labyrinthitis, is usually caused by a virus which should resolve on it's own. However, in severe cases, the pt could be tr ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked.: These may be due to muscle strain, often caused by lots of computer time, eye strain, or bad posture. There are other causes, too, some serious. Get ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear piercing: You may have a localised infection. you can clean the piercings with alcohol and then use a little antibacterial ointment for a few days. when they a ... Read More
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Dr. Stephania Timothy
Specializes in General Surgery
Open wound: After a wound has been open for more than 8 hours, we (surgeons) do worry about getting a secondary infection by closing it tightly. That being said ... Read More

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