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A 20-year-old female asked:

Could i be allergic to fake jewelry, my ear lobes get real swollen, itchy, full of pus and crusty?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
Allergic Reaction: It sounds like it. I recommend going to see a doctor so they can give you an allergy test and ask you a few questions and make a proper diagnosis and then they will further help you from there :].
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Yes: Contact dermatitis is far more frequent with cheap jewelry.

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Last updated Nov 12, 2016

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