A member asked:

I got my tragus pierced no more than 5 days ago. the first couple days were fine and recently my piercing has got really swollen. a little part of my face and under my ear is swollen. it also hurts to open my jaw all the way. is this normal?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. John Goldman answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

No: I don't know for sure where this could be an infection. You need to see your physician, and make sure whether you need an antibiotic

Answered 4/26/2020



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