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Houma, LA
A 18-year-old male asked:

Got my ears pierced 8 weeks ago. since 6 weeks ago they have been infected on & off so i clean piercing hole & earrings with rubbing alcohol. is this safe?

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Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Keep them clean: You can clean your ears with soap and water, alcohol can irritate the skin, so it is not recommended to use it on your skin daily.

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Last updated Aug 21, 2013

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