A 46-year-old member asked:
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how could i cure my infected ear piercing?

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Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Take out earring: You also probably need a course of antibiotics.
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Remove the ring. Have it evaluated by your physician as you may need and antibiotic.
Answered on Mar 12, 2014

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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See your doctor: Remove the ear piercing, apply topical antibiotic, see your doctor. You may need antibiotics by mouth as well to control the infection.
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See doctor: for oral and or topical antibiotics, try cleaning with hydrogen peroxide

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