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A 18-year-old female asked:

My ears are pierced but i bought a brand new pair of piercings and now where my hole is it stinks should i be worried about it?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Odor: If there is odor at the site of a piercing, it should be evaluated for infection. This is particularly true if you also have pain, swelling or redness.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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