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What amount does a pinna piercing hurt or it doesn't too much?

What amount does a pinna piercing hurt or it doesn't too much?

Ear Piercing: Pain is subjective. If you mean the soft lobes, they can hurt a little, if you mean the cartilage, it can hurt a lot more. I would not recommend piercing of the cartilage as it may lead to serious infection and visible deformity. ...Read more

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What could cause or relieve pinna ear spasms (sharp pain)?

What could cause or relieve pinna ear spasms (sharp pain)?

Let me explain: Numerous conditions and problems can cause outer ear pain. According to the university of illinois medical center, ear pain can range from mild to severe, and is usually caused by conditions of the outer or middle ear. Otitis externa(external ear infection). Ear truma ear canal blockage(wax). The treatment is according to cause. ...Read more

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My pinna started hurting today in the morning while i woke up i dont no if its a infection it also goes to my jaw a little?

My pinna started hurting today in the morning while i woke up i dont no if its a infection it also goes to my jaw a little?

Hurting pinnae: Depending on how you slept, you may have put undue pressure on your ear. It basically will Improve or go away. You have to be patient. NSAIDS will only deal with the immediate, short term pain. I think that examining your pillows and considering a replacement is definitely in line. You may be interested in seeing if that gives you relief. If the discomfort is still there in 24 hours, let me know. ...Read more

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Recently had tragus pierced and that site is healing well. My pinna on the same side in now warm to the touch. Can they be related?

Recently had tragus pierced and that site is healing well. My pinna on the same side in now warm to the touch. Can they be related?

Yes. : Tragus and helical rim piercings pose much greater long-term risks of infection than traditional lobe or other soft tissue piercings. The cartilage is much more susceptible to infection because of a poor blood supply. Untreated cartilage infections can lead to significant ear deformities. Make sure new piercings don't traverse cartilage. If there's pain, redness, or warmth start antibiotics asap. ...Read more

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Hi sir, my ear is feeling discomfort on wearing headphones and the ear pinna is also paining. How can I get comfortable with it? Please help.

Hi sir, my ear is feeling discomfort on wearing headphones and the ear pinna is also paining. How can I get comfortable with it? Please help.

Stop head phone: Your ear was designed before head phone era. Stop using it for few days. Clean your headphone with alcohol swab routinely......see that you are not allergic to any component... ...Read more

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Can eczema hertipicum cause bruising to inner and outer pinna ?

Can eczema hertipicum cause bruising to inner and outer pinna ?

Maybe?: Eczema herpeticum occurs in areas where atopic eczema is prersent. Ears aren't a common site for eczema. Sometimes bruising develops if there areas are scratched. ...Read more

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Woke up and my pinna on my left side of my ear is swollen and hurts. What could be causing that?

Woke up and my pinna on my left side of my ear is swollen and hurts. What could be causing that?

Ear pinna pain/sleep: If you slept wrong on the pinna it could cause the problem too, but make sure you do not have an insect bite on it. Sometimes and infected insect bite can cause pain as well and it is treatable. Try icing it and if the redness and pain persist you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a spot that gets a small scab, then falls off, then scabs again after a few days for months now. It is on the upper rim pinna of my L ear. ?

I have a spot that gets a small scab, then falls off, then scabs again after a few days for months now. It is on the upper rim pinna of my L ear. ?

See a dermatologist: The ear can sustain sun damage. This can be anything from just a mild condition (actinic keratosis) to early skin cancer formation. See a dermatologist. Sometimes a specific prescription skin ointment can be used, or other options if needed. ...Read more

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When i wear a beanie hat or headphones i get a pain in the pinna of my ear. Usually only in 1 ear and normally on the right side. Why could this be?

When i wear a beanie hat or headphones i get a pain in the pinna of my ear. Usually only in 1 ear and normally on the right side. Why could this be?

Sounds like you are: Pinching one of the superficial nerves around the ear. Try not wearing the beanie for several weeks and using looser earphones or earbuds for a few weeks. Maybe it will be better when you try wearing them down the road. ...Read more