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A 18-year-old female asked:

Swollen and painful ear piercing with lymph nodes around jawline. how to treat?

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Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
See MD: Get in to see your MD or the nearest urgent care facility. Once you get the lymph nodes involved, you are past watch and wait. It is time for an expert diagnosis and tx options. Likely the local infection of the piercing causing this , but no time to be guessing. Get seen. Good Luck.

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