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Gardena, CA
A 32-year-old female asked:

Ears pierced over 10 years ago but haven't worn earrings for years. my earlobes tend to get pus filled painful balls where the holes are. y?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Cysts: I wounder if you may be mistaken pus for something else. Sometimes retention cysts express white thick stuff commonly mistaken for pus. I doubt infection 10 years after ear piercing and on both sides at the same time. Have a doc look at you.
Last updated Feb 21, 2019

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