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A 26-year-old female asked:

I recently got my ears pierced. after having them in for two weeks my right ear was accidentally hit. now it is swollen and red. no discharge. ?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Inflammation/trauma: Take ibuprofen for now and see doctor if redness swelling doesn't subside in 2-3 days to rule out infection, which may require antibiotic. Good kuck

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