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my daughter just got her ears pierce 3 days ago and today my wife and i noticed bumps on and around her ears what would cause that reaction?

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Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. F/U with your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, oral antibiotics may be needed.
Answered on May 17, 2015
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Possible allergic: It could be an allergic reaction, infection, or something else. She should get s doctor to look at it.
Answered on May 17, 2015
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