A 22-year-old female asked:
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I got my tragis pierced and now something is swollen and hurts in my neck by my jaw?

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Dr. John Christophel
16 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doctor: You may have an infection and may need antibiotics. If infection involves the cartilage of your tragus, want to treat it early so you don't loose some of the cartilage.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
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