A 33-year-old member asked:
what to do about ear swelling from cartilage piercing?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edwin Ishoo answered
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cartilage swelling: Please see a doctor immediately as you may have a hematoma or bacterial chondritis which may need urgent treatment or it be cause serious deformity. Piercing of ear cartilage is a dangerous procedure especially when done by a non-physician.
Answered on Aug 3, 2017
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