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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have a keloid on one of my lobe piercings. i tried letting it heal. and then put a earring back in but its been pussing and sore. what should i do?

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Dr. Kate Erwin
Specializes in Child Psychiatry
Infected: Use alcohol wipes on the pierced ear to keep it clean while also using antibiotic cream to keep the infection treated WITHOUT an earring in the earlobe. When you are sure it has healed (about 10 days) try again with hypoallergenic earrings. Good luck!Good luck

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Last updated Nov 18, 2020

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